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Bioenergy crops could be as bad for biodiversity as climate change

A large scale expansion in bioenergy crop production could be just as detrimental to biodiversity as climate change itself, according to new research.

(11 Dec 2018) » More about Bioenergy crops could be as bad for biodiversity as climate change


The fight against malaria

Nearly half of the world’s population is at risk of malaria – a disease which is preventable and curable. More than 440,000 people die from malaria each year with 70% of these deaths in children under 5 years.

(30 Oct 2018) » More about The fight against malaria


Insights into the Evolution of Multicellularity from the Sea Lettuce Genome

A new paper from John Bothwell's group in this week's Current Biology reports the first sequenced genome of a green seaweed. 

(26 Sep 2018) » More about Insights into the Evolution of Multicellularity from the Sea Lettuce Genome