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Manipulating the cell/air space ratio to optimize photosynthesis
Spring 2018
29 April 2018

Cell density and airspace patterning in the leaf can be manipulated to increase leaf photosynthetic capacity

Christine Raines
President's Letter Spring 2018
Spring 2018
29 April 2018

Time is moving very quickly and I can hardly believe that I have been in this role for seven months!

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Peanuts that keep aflatoxin at bay: A threshold that matters
Spring 2018
29 April 2018

Aflatoxin contamination in peanuts is a major challenge for health and nutrition in both humans and livestock. In this article Sharma et al., provide convincing data that over-expression of defensin genes, or down-regulation of aflatoxin biosynthetic genes through host-induced gene silencing, can significantly reduce aflatoxin contamination of inoculated peanut seeds.

Bar Headed Geese
HumaNature
Spring 2018
29 April 2018

The HumaNature conference was held at the Natural History Museum on the 11th-12th November 2017. The two-day conference united medics, physiologists and biologists, all with a fascination for survival in extreme settings.