Whether it is as a new organic fuel, innovative cancer medication or a sustainable source of food: researchers across the globe see immense potential in euglenoids. Of the 1,000 known species, only 20 have been investigated to date.
Female putty-nosed monkeys deliberately use alarm calls to recruit males to defend the group. This is the conclusion reached by Claudia Stephan, an evolutionary biologist at FAU, together with colleagues from the Wildlife Conservation Society after conducting observations in the Republic of the Congo.
The team of Prof. Dr. Sabine Müller (Lehrstuhl für Zellbiologie) at the Biology Department reports in the science magazine Current Biology how plant cells of the leave epidermis develop their interdigitating “puzzle” shape.