A Chinese paleontologist’s discovery in an amber market is offering new insights into the evolution of feathers.
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Researchers have identified beta-keratin near microbodies in the feathers of a 130 million-year-old bird, hinting at its possible color.
Testosterone activates sexual dimorphism including male-typical carotenoid but not melanin plumage pigmentation in a female bird [RESEARCH ARTICLE]
Willow R. Lindsay, Douglas G. Barron, Michael S. Webster, and Hubert Schwabl
In males it is frequently testosterone (T) that activates the expression of sexually selected morphological and behavioral displays, but the role of T in regulating similar t…
For decades, conservationists have considered blue-winged warblers a threat to golden-winged warblers, a species under […]
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Dietary flavonoids advance timing of moult but do not affect redox status of juvenile blackbirds (Turdus merula) [RESEARCH ARTICLE]
Jacopo G. Cecere, Manuela Caprioli, Chiara Carnevali, Graziano Colombo, Isabella Dalle-Donne, Elisa Mancuso, Aldo Milzani, Marco Parolini, Antea Portanova, Nicola Saino, Lorenzo Serra, and Diego RuboliniFlavonoids are the most abundant plant polypheno…