How are the repetitive circular DNA sequences present on chloroplasts created?

The Inverted Sequence (IR) of some plants is one of well-known kind of special sequences. But, until now...

Sequencing the genome of a lost ladybug

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

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...

Could Hawaii seagrasses be facing extinction?

Seagrass meadows are vital for the health of the ocean because of their ability to absorb carbon from the...

Carbon sequestration potential of fungally produced composts

Our previous study on the decay of forest waste products found that the compost produced by wild fungi holds...

Using citizen science to gather data to inform sea turtle conservation in Trinidad and Tobago

All 5 sea turtle species in T&T are considered globally Threatened by the IUCN. Effective conservation...

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