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Scientists uncover a gene involved in sexual conflict in fruit flies

Sexual conflict in fruit flies is governed by specifically wired neurons in the brain which have been pinpointed by scientists at the University of Birmingham, UK. Research offers a way to answer fun…

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Scientists uncover a gene involved in sexual conflict in fruit flies

Sexual conflict in fruit flies is governed by specifically wired neurons in the brain which have been pinpointed by scientists at the University of Birmingham, UK. Research offers a way to answer fun…

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Understanding powder flow in materials testing

Tapped density methods are a popular choice for assessing powder flow in materials laboratory testing. Here, Dr Katrina Brockbank discusses what data tapped density measurements actually do and do no…

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Wheat field trial heralds UK acceptance of gene edited crops

Post Brexit, the UK is free to make its own decisions around genetic editing of food crops based on the science. Here, Dermot Martin discusses a research project that seeks to disable a potentially c…

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Banking botanicals: protecting plants and safeguarding seeds

Following up on the wonderful photo story, ‘Botanical biodiversity banked’, published on our website last November in celebration of MSB’s 20th anniversary,  we decided to ask Dr Chris Cockel what it…