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Vine pest in Austria is genetically variable

Exactly 14 different variants of a very specific bacterium that damages grapevines can be found in Austria. This is one of the key results of a project supported by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, which looked at the damage ...

dateDec 05, 2016 in Biotechnology
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EDGE bioinformatics brings genomics to everyone

A new bioinformatics platform called Empowering the Development of Genomics Expertise (EDGE) will help democratize the genomics revolution by allowing users with limited bioinformatics expertise to quickly analyze and interpret ...

dateNov 29, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Digital microbes for munching yourself healthy

Hundreds of bacterial species live in the human gut, helping to digest food. The metabolic processes of these bacteria are not only tremendously important to human health – they are also tremendously complex. A research ...

dateNov 29, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Super seeds promise better crops

South Australian research that improves wheat, pastures and other crop yields has sown the seeds for global distribution deals and a timely partnership with an innovative US agricultural technology company Indigo Ag Inc.

dateNov 29, 2016 in Biotechnology
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