The Ecology of Spider Sociality: A Spatial Model
The Ecology of Spider Sociality: A Spatial Model

Zsóka Vásárhelyi and István Scheuring, researchers at the Institute of Evolution, Centre for Ecological Research, and Leticia Avilés, a researcher at the University of British Columbia, studied the geographical distribution of spiders with varying levels of

2022. 06. 28.

Spectral sensitivity transition in the compound eyes of a twilight-swarming mayfly and its visual ecological implications
Spectral sensitivity transition in the compound eyes of a twilight-swarming mayfly and its visual ecological implications

Researchers of the ELKH Centre for Ecological Research, Institute of Aquatic Ecology and the Institute of Biology of Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) studied the spectral sensitivity of mayflies during their larval and adult life stages. Using

2022. 06. 28.

Eurasian crane (Grus grus) as ecosystem engineer in grasslands
Eurasian crane (Grus grus) as ecosystem engineer in grasslands

Ecosystem engineer organisms alter the local environmental conditions and resource distribution in a way that they create and maintain habitats or microhabitats for other organisms. The engineered patches are characterised by different structure and functioning compared

2022. 06. 28.

Urbanization, anthropods and biological defense – natural control of insect pests is weaker in inhabited areas
Urbanization, anthropods and biological defense – natural control of insect pests is weaker in inhabited areas

At least half of the insect species on our planet feed on plants (i.e., herbivores). Insect pests among them pose one of the greatest threats to both cultivated and naturally occurring plants. Regulating their numbers is

2022. 05. 11.

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Science and pseudoscience, art and dilettantism – on pandemics

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The Ecology of Spider Sociality: A Spatial Model

Zsóka Vásárhelyi and István Scheuring, researchers at the Institute of Evolution, Centre for Ecological Research, and Leticia Avilés, a researcher at the University of British Columbia, studied the geographical distribution of spiders with varying levels of […]

2022. 06. 28.

Spectral sensitivity transition in the compound eyes of a twilight-swarming mayfly and its visual ecological implications

Researchers of the ELKH Centre for Ecological Research, Institute of Aquatic Ecology and the Institute of Biology of Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) studied the spectral sensitivity of mayflies during their larval and adult life stages. Using […]

2022. 06. 28.

Eurasian crane (Grus grus) as ecosystem engineer in grasslands

Ecosystem engineer organisms alter the local environmental conditions and resource distribution in a way that they create and maintain habitats or microhabitats for other organisms. The engineered patches are characterised by different structure and functioning compared […]

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Hungary’s richest, internationally renowned botanical garden showcases 13,000 plant species and varieties in a sentimental landscape garden that dates back two centuries. A national nature reserve and historic monument, a strategically important gene bank, an inexhaustible repository of research and education, a living museum. An ecotourism attraction offering experiences, curiosities and programs in every season, visited by more than 100,000 visitors a year.


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Hungary’s richest, internationally renowned botanical garden showcases 13,000 plant species and varieties in a sentimental landscape garden that dates back two centuries. A national nature reserve and historic monument, a strategically important gene bank, an inexhaustible repository of research and education, a living museum. An ecotourism attraction offering experiences, curiosities and programs in every season, visited by more than 100,000 visitors a year.


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