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Moulding a network

By on 22. April 2018

How fungi establish and maintain a dynamic mycelial colony
This post was originally posted as my first guest post on the Biomed Central Blog Network On Biology!

In the previous post on the fungal colony you saw that there is more to it than meets the eye. Now, let’s have a…


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How plants’ breaking news help microbes and animals to stay alert

By on 18. November 2016

For millennia, humans have eased their aches with the help of plant molecules such as the famous salicylic acid, active ingredient of aspirin. These natural products are in fact a stress response of the plant when nutrient supplies in the soil become limited. Howitz and Sinclair (2008) propose that…

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(Since mathematicians pitched into the theory of relativity, even I don't really get it any more), Albert Einstein

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