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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.

Picture this - biosecurity seen from the inside

19th Jan 2015

When plants come under attack internal alarm bells ring and their defence mechanisms swing into action – and it happens in the space of just a few minutes. Now, for the first time, plant scientists – including experts from The University of Nottingham - have imaged, in real time, what happens...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

14th Jan 2015

Back after our Christmas/New Year break, here’s a catch-up of the some of the new Arabidopsis papers to be published before Christmas. Today’s round-up features new work by scientists from the Universities of York, Leicester, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Leeds, and from the institutes Rothamsted...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

10th Dec 2014

Lots of new and interesting papers from the UK Arabidopsis research community this week! New papers have been published by scientists from Rothamsted Research and the Universities of Warwick, Leicester, Aberdeen and Manchester.   Brewer HC, Hawkins ND and Hammond-Kosack KE. Mutations in...

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Gene critical to the development of low arsenic plants identified

4th Dec 2014

GARNet Advisory Committee Chair Professor David E Salt (University of Aberdeen) has led a team that identified one of the genes that allows some plants to pump poison out of roots. This discovery could pave the way for a new generation of crops which do not absorb high levels of the poison...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

3rd Dec 2014

It's all about the Institutes in today's UK Arabidopsis Research Round-up! New work this week comes from the John Innes Centre, the Sainsbury Laboratory, Rothamsted Research – and the European Bioinformatics Institute, part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL-EBI) based in...

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GARNet and CGR Liverpool Software Carpentry Bootcamp

27th Nov 2014

Thirty researchers received training in basic programming at the GARNet/CGR Software Carpentry Bootcamp last week at the University of Liverpool.  Kwasi Kwakwa and Marios Isaakidis, both volunteer Software Carpentry Instructors delivered the training, supported by volunteer helpers Bert...

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