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Algae have land genes

Credit: (Picture rotated 90 degrees: Nora Stingl, Rob Roelfsema, Anna Alova) 500 million years ago, the first plants living in water took to land. The genetic adaptations associated with this transition can already be recognized in the genome of Chara braunii, a species of freshwater algae. An international research team headed by Marburg biologist Stefan […]

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Georgia State researcher gets $419,100 grant to study virus similar to Ebola virus

Credit: Georgia State University ATLANTA–Dr. Christopher Basler, a professor in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, director of the university's Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Microbial Pathogenesis, has received a two-year, $419,100 federal grant to study a virus similar to Ebola virus that causes disease […]

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