Finding out why frogs’ feet stick

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Tree frogs owe their adhesive ability to a “Dutch” principle: the van der Waals forces. That is what researcher Julian Langowski claims.

Do the Dutch want to live alongside the wolf? Who’s afraid…?

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Ecologists are all agog for a birth announcement from the Veluwe region.…

PhD student learns from the sandcastle worm: Underwater glue

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Glue and water don’t make a good combination. Yet PhD candidate Marco…

‘Humans introduce swine fever, not boar’

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There is a danger of African Swine Fever entering the Netherlands from…

Test detects multiple endangered species in traditional medicine

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Researchers at Rikilt have developed a test that can show whether endangered…

Testing climate-friendly cattle feed with seaweed

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Cows at WUR’s Dairy Campus will be fed rations enriched with seaweed.…

‘Humans as super-predator? Too simplistic’

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The number of big wild animals is declining because we are eating…

Alpacas protect hens from birds of prey

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How do you make sure that free-range chickens are not attacked by…