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With so much going on in the world of Arabidopsis research, you can now stay up-to-date with all the latest news, discoveries and find out what is happening in the wider plant science community.

Malcolm Bennett elected member of EMBO

8th May 2014

Malcolm Bennett, Professor of Plant Science at the University of Nottingham [and GARNet committee member!] has been elected as a member of EMBO (The European Molecular Biology Organization). He is one of 106 newly-elected members of this organisation which promotes excellence in the life...

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Green vaccination: boosting plant immunity without side effects

2nd May 2014

An international team, led by Arabidopsis researchers at the University of Sheffield, has uncovered a mechanism by which plants are able to better defend themselves against disease causing pathogens. The work was led by Dr. Jurriaan Ton and Dr. Estrella Luna, and involved scientists from The...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

30th Apr 2014

Lots of new papers for your reading pleasure this week, including one from our very own Chairman, Professor Jim Murray from Cardiff University, and one from Alistair Hetherington from the University of Bristol, who is one of our plenary speakers at GARNet 2014 – have you registered...

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Introducing Nature Plants

30th Apr 2014

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is pleased to introduce the newest member of the Nature family of research journals: Nature Plants. Launching in January 2015, Nature Plants will be the first journal in the field to focus on excellence in research across the plant sciences, building upon the...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

23rd Apr 2014

This week we have four new papers for you to digest, including new research from the Bruce lab at the University of York, and collaborative work involving the Universities of Glasgow, Cambridge, Aberystwyth and Rothamsted Research.   Gunning V, Tzafestas K, Sparrow H, Johnston EJ,...

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For Cells, Internal Stress Leads to Unique Shapes

23rd Apr 2014

From far away, the top of a leaf looks like one seamless surface; however, up close, that smooth exterior is actually made up of a patchwork of cells in a variety of shapes and sizes. Interested in how these cells individually take on their own unique forms, Caltech biologist Elliot Meyerowitz,...

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