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Gothenburg
SEB Gothenburg 2017 Session Report: Is it time for a fish physiome initiative?
01 October 2017

The effects of the environment on fish physiology are complex, involving everything from genes to the environment itself. However, quantitative studies on the effects of climate change on fish physiology have been largely limited to the whole organism and isolated organ.

Gothenburg
SEB Gothenburg 2017 Session Report: Carnivorous plants - Physiology, ecology, and evolution
01 October 2017

Dozens of scientific papers covering carnivorous plant research are published each year on diverse topics ranging from new species descriptions, through phylogenetic approaches in taxonomy and systematics, to ecology and evolution of botanical carnivory, biophysics, and physiology of traps, among many others.

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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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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."