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Fish prefer to swim with sporty shoalmates
21 July 2017

Just like humans, many fish like to surround themselves with active companions - but frisky friends also make for fierce competition. New research from PhD student, Ms Anna Persson, and a team of researchers from the University of Glasgow, UK reveals that minnows would rather swim with their most active friends, even if they pose more of a threat.

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Marvellous little pulses
28 May 2017

The latest special issue from Journal of Experimental Botany, which focuses scientific attention on pulse crops, is a critically important touchstone for researchers in this first year of FAO Agenda implementation, and came about through the United Nations’ 2016 Year of Pulses. A key part of many food cultures, pulses really are ‘little marvels’.

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SEB seeks Animal Section Chair
25 May 2017

The SEB is seeking a new person to take on the role of Animal Section Chair when our current chair, Craig Franklin, steps down in July 2017 to become SEB Vice-President.

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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.