MECADEV

adaptative mechanisms & evolution

Research unit CNRS-MNHN 7179

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FUNctional approaches to the EVOLution of complex integrated systems

FUNEVOL

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Integrative biology of adaptation

BIOADAPT

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Tropical Ecosystems : responses to natural and anthopogenic disturbances

ECOTROP


  • A new paper of BIOADAPT in Oecologia

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    Abstract Timing of winter phenotype expression determines individual chances of survival until the next reproductive season. Environmental cues triggering this seasonal phenotypic transition have rarely been investigated, although they play a central

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  • New paper in Current Biology by the FUNEVOL team

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      A new paper by the FUNEVOL team was just published online in Current Biology.   Abstract: The terrestrialization process involved dramatic changes in the cranial anatomy of vertebrates. The braincase, which was initially divided into two portions

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  • New paper by Ameline Bardo

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      A new paper by Ameline Bardo was just published in the Journal of Human Evolution Abstract: Approximately 90% of the human population is right-handed. The emergence of this hand preference in humans is thought to be linked to the ability to execute

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  • New paper by Emmanuelle Pouydebat

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      New paper by Emmanuelle Pouydebat on manipulation potential in primates was just published in Interface. Abstract: Primates, and particularly humans, are characterized by superior manual dexterity compared with other mammals. However, drawing the

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