Selection of media coverage of our work on pigmentation.
Color de ojos solo es diverso en humanos y animales domésticos, según estudio: La Vanguardia refers to our findings on the similarity in the pattern of eye color variation in humans and domestic animals.
January 19, 2018
Ontgifting kleurt verenkleed roodbruin: The Dutch magazine Bionieuws covers our study about the detoxifying function of pheomelanin-based pigmentation in nuthatches.
September 9, 2017
|D’où viennent les couleurs des plumes des oiseaux?: Additional coverage by the French magazine Sciences et Avenir of our study on complex plumage patterns produced by melanins.|
August 9, 2017
|How do birds get their colors?: A story by The University of Chicago Press about our study on the importance of melanins for creating complex plumage patterns in birds.|
August 3, 2017
|Dark ibises cannot keep a cool head! Or can they?: Coverage by the Stork, Ibis and Spoonbill Specialist Group of the IUCN Species Survival Commission of our research on thermoregulatory adaptations in dark pigmented birds that inhabit hot environments.|
March 8, 2017
|White bat hoards carotenoids in its yellow nose and ears: Coverage by Chemical & Engineering News of our discovery of carotenoid-based skin pigmentation in bats|
September 19, 2016
|At Chernobyl, hints of nature’s adaptation: Additional coverage of our research on physiological adaptations by The New York Times|
May 5, 2014
|Something glowing on: Coverage by The Economist of our study on physiological adaptations to ionizing radiation in Chernobyl birds|
May 2, 2014
|Chernobyl birds adapt to radiation: Coverage by Nature of our study on physiological adaptations to ionizing radiation in birds in Chernobyl, and the limitations to these adaptations imposed by pheomelanin synthesis|
May 1, 2014
Birds living in Chernobyl’s shadow are adapting to the radiation, say scientists: Additional coverage of our research on physiological adaptations by The Independent.
April 30, 2014
Some birds thrive in Chernobyl’s Radioactive Glow: Additional coverage of our work on physiological adaptations by Science.
April 25, 2014
|Why gray hair can be a good thing: Coverage by Live Science of our study on hair melanin-based pigmentation and antioxidants in wild boars|
July 19, 2012
| Why are there redheads? Birds might hold the clues: Coverage by the University of Chicago Press of our study on possible benefits of pheomelanin-based pigmentation|
July 18, 2012
|Red-feathered birds suffer from eye damage: Coverage by BBC Nature of our study on pheomelanin-based pigmentation and cataracts in birds|
April 23, 2012
|When being colourful doesn’t pay: Coverage by Nature of our study on effects of melanin-based pigmentation on bird populations in Chernobyl|
May 4, 2011
|Darker birds better adapted for higher radiation at Chernobyl: Additional coverage by Scientific American|
May 4, 2011
|Who knew? Testicle color matters: Coverage by Live Science of our study on testicle pigmentation and mitochondrial mutation rates|
February 25, 2011
|Brilliant feathers of white snowy owls dazzle rivals: Coverage by BBC Earth of our study on the signaling function of melanin-based plumage pigmentation pattern in snowy owls|
January 11, 2011
|Birds unveil ‘silver wings’: Coverage by BBC Earth of our discovery of a specialized feather structure that produces conspicuous plumage coloration in otherwise dark feathers|
September 21, 2009
|Best and brightest: Coverage by Nature of our experiment showing parental favouritism mediated by UV plumage reflectance|
June 12, 2008