Sequencing the genome of a lost ladybug

The introduction of non-native lady beetles into North America led to the disappearance of several once...

Sequencing the genome of the freshwater angelfish

Angelfish are a popular fish kept in the aquarium hobby. However, to this date, no one has ever sequenced...

Increasing the bioavailability of carbohydrates through the interface of mycology and fermentation

Due to increasing reliance on grain as a source of carbohydrates, shortages can occur if supply is interrupted...

What is the known diversity of Somali waters?

During Somalia’s 30-year-long civil war, my country lost many of our marine scientists. Now, Somalia lacks...

How does urea loss through gills vary by shark species?

Sharks use solutes, such as urea, to prevent cellular water loss. While the mechanisms of urea retention...

How to exploit plant vesicles as green battery-on-a-leaf?

Green electrical energy storage solutions are needed to power booming number of smartphones and wearable...

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