Untangling the Volcanic Earthworm Genome

We want to tell you a story that is over half a billion years old. The earthworm Pontoscolex corethrurus...

Metal-devouring plant hero: How do hyperaccumulating plants extract metals from contaminated soil?

Food safety issues caused by heavy metal contamination is a global concern, but hyperaccumulating plants...

Sequencing the genomes of all known kākāpō

The goal of this project is to sequence the genome's of all 125 known living kākāpō. Please help us to save...

Can we find bacteria within ticks to stop diseases?

Ticks are the #2 carrier for human pathogens and the #1 carrier for animal pathogens. They carry hundreds...

Azolla, a little fern with massive green potential

Azolla is a symbiotic superorganism that captures all the nitrogen fertilizer it needs to grow from the...