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December 5, 2016
The highs and lows of scientific research
The highs and lows of scientific research

An under the hood look at the science behind the He lab's latest discovery: the establishment of a connection between high humidity levels and bacterial plant disease.

November 30, 2016
Just add water: New discovery in plant-disease mechanism
Just add water: New discovery in plant-disease mechanism

New research from the He lab has found that too much rain, coupled with prolonged high levels of humidity, can result in more plant disease.

November 21, 2016
Adam Jordan joins VWR as Sales Associate
Adam Jordan joins VWR as Sales Associate

The former Ducat lab's Research Tech will join a global leader in product and service solutions for labs and production industries.

November 17, 2016
Discovering what keeps cellular cargo on track
Discovering what keeps cellular cargo on track

The Brandizzi lab have identified how plants’ largest cell factory moves to maintain vital functions, which could lead to advances in improving plant cells’ critical functions and growing better crops.

November 10, 2016
Managing photosynthesis' traffic jams
Managing photosynthesis' traffic jams

The Ducat lab has coaxed a lab-grown cyanobacteria to efficiently make and export sugar, a technique which could someday lead to greater biofuel production at lower cost.

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