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Researchers target protein that protects bacteria's DNA 'recipes'

In order to accomplish this feat and up their chance of survival, E. coli strains dramatically increase the amount of a protein called Dps, which compacts the…

Climate Researcher Receives International Award

750.000 Swiss Francs (approx. EUR 620.000, USD 800.000, GBP 500.000) for each of the four subjects. Half of the amount must be destined by the winners to…

Synthetic chemical offers solution for crops facing drought

Crops and other plants are constantly confronted with adverse environmental conditions, lowering yield and costing farmers billions of dollars annually. Plants…