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Travels with my grant – Isaac Kramer
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

Isaac ventured to the Namib Desert to take part in a field research workshop entitled Biophysical Filed Methods at Gobabeb Research and Training Centre in Namibia.

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Young Scientists Awards 2017
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

Each year at the SEB Annual Meeting, young scientists submit their abstract to the Young Scientist Award Session and compete for the award of ‘best research presentation’. Here is the research of our 2017 winners.

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New breeding technologies in the Plant Sciences
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

New gene-editing technologies such as CRISPR-Cas9 have the potential to revolutionise the fields of biology and medicine, from cancer treatments to biofuels. On the 7th and 8th of July, 70 researchers and policymakers from 17 countries met to discuss the application and implications of these technologies in plant breeding at a SEB satellite meeting in Gothenburg, Sweden, organised in collaboration with the Global Plant Council and GARNet.

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Enter the Carnivores
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

“Every time I look at these plants, I find something new and fascinating”, so said Charles Darwin of carnivorous plants. Since his time, these captivating species have inspired countless botanists and plant scientists.