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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's Base Pairs podcast tells stories that convey the power of genetic information – past and present.
Named among the 2018 Webby Awards’ “five best podcasts in the world” for the subjects of science and education.Read more »
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16 – Big Plans for a Tiny Plant
6 days ago
As concentrations of greenhouse gasses continue to rise, scientists are working hard to develop ways to ween the world off our need for fossil fuels. Biofuels are one promising solution, and they're commonly made from food crops like corn, or even byproducts like husks. Now CSHL Professor Rob Martienssen is trying to pull fuel from something surprisingly unique: pond scum.Read more »