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Chinese plant science and Journal of Experimental Botany
Chinese plant science and Journal of Experimental Botany
31 July 2017

In this week of the XIXth International Botanical Congress (IBC) in Shenzhen, it seems appropriate to highlight outstanding research from labs in China.

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SEB Gothenburg 2017 Award Winners
31 July 2017

Each year at the SEB Annual Meeting we like to reward student and early career scientists who are judged to have produced outstanding research. With over 850 delegates attending there was strong competition in each of the award sections.

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Professor Christine Raines becomes SEB President
31 July 2017

The SEB is delighted to welcome Professor Christine Raines (University of Essex, UK) as the new Honorary President of the Society of Experimental Biology after Professor Patrick Hussey’s (University of Durham, UK) two year term ended at the 2017 SEB Annual Meeting.

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A twist in the tail: Flying fish give clues to 'tandem wing' airplane design
21 July 2017

Ribbon halfbeak are a species of fish with the ability to fly above the sea surface - but unlike true 'flying fish', they lack the necessary hind wing fins. So how do they fly? Dr Yoshinobu Inada from Tokai University, Japan says, "Investigating the design of ribbon halfbeak could provide useful information for the optimal design of tandem wing airplanes."