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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.

Genetics may lie at the heart of crop yield limitation.
Genetics may lie at the heart of crop yield limitation
21 July 2017

You might think that plants grow according to how much nutrition, water and sunlight they are exposed to, but new research by Dr Nick Pullen and a team from the John Innes Centre, UK shows that the plant's own genetics may be the real limiting factor.

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Scent, flowers, all that JAZ
28 April 2017

The latest special issue from Journal of Experimental Botany celebrates 10 years of research on JAZ proteins, with an editorial from Ziqiang Zhu and Richard Napier providing a concise perspective on this burgeoning area of research and drawing together the themes in this series of timely and in-depth reviews.

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Hydrogen production: This is how green algae assemble their enzymes
30 March 2017

Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have analysed how green algae manufacture complex components of a hydrogen-producing enzyme. The enzyme, known as the hydrogenase, may be relevant for the biotechnological production of hydrogen.