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The future of crop engineeringĀ 

Photosynthesis is the process underlying all plant growth. Scientists aim to boost photosynthesis to meet the increasing global demand for food by engineering its key enzyme Rubisco. Now, researchers at the Max Planck Institute ...

dateDec 08, 2017 in Biotechnology
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A rapid transition of the world's energy systems

The world is changing but not quite fast enough. The warming of the Earth, caused by rising greenhouse gas emissions, has raised enough concern among the political leaders of the world for them to finally take action. The ...

dateDec 04, 2017 in Environment
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Migration pays off for songbirds

It is estimated that there are over one-and-a-half billion songbirds living in Europe alone. Around half of them embark on their journey southwards in autumn over a period of less than twelve nights. It is warmer there and ...

dateNov 21, 2017 in Plants & Animals Ecology
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