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Leena Thorat 2
Spotlight on Leena Thorat
Spring 2019
02 August 2019

Alex Evans caught up with early career researcher and proud SEB member Dr Leena Thorat to discuss her work on the stress tolerance of insects, as well as how she tolerates the stressors of her own active research career.

Prelights
Prelights: A community platform for preprint highlights
Spring 2019
31 May 2019

The recent adoption of the preprint workflow by biologists can be explained by the numerous benefits that preprints offer. They are freely available, speed up the dissemination of research, and accelerate the progress of science by allowing researchers to build on new findings, often months before publication in a journal.

Austin Garner
Travel grants to go - Austin Garner
Spring 2019
31 May 2019

Austin travelled to Tampa Bay, Florida, USA to attend the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology 2019 Annual Meeting and present his research entitled “The role of surface lipids in the self-cleaning ability of gecko subdigital adhesive pads”.

Shoots
Seeking the root causes
Spring 2019
31 May 2019

Plant roots are anything but the passive piping systems that they might appear to be. A group of researchers at the 2018 SEB Annual Meeting chatted about how roots can be shaped by the environment, and how they help plants adapt to increasing pressures brought on by climate change.