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  • Ruminants’ Genes are a Treasure Trove

    2019.06.21
    A new large-scaled research project has mapped the genome of 44 ruminant species - a group of animals that have intrigued researchers for years because of their biological diversity and their huge importance as domestic »
  • More fragrant Arctic with stressed plants

    2019.06.10
    Almost all plant species naturally produce a scent. This scent is typically a diverse blend of small molecules that evaporate easily. These plant scents (also called volatiles) perform a remarkable range of functions »
  • Plant stem cells require low oxygen levels

    2019.05.23
    Joint Danish, Italian and German efforts reveal that low oxygen is required for proper development of plants. Their discovery is now published in the international scientific journal NATURE »

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