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Plant Sciences

How a plant regulates its growth

Molecular mechanisms of polar growth in plantsCredit: U. Hammes / TUM Plants grow towards the light. This phenomenon, which already fascinated Charles Darwin, has been observed by everyone who owns houseplants. Thus, the plant…

New insights into an ancient protein complex

Cells rely on membranes to protect themselves from the outside world. But these membranes can't be fully closed because nutrients and other molecules have to be able to pass through. To achieve this, cell membranes have many types of…

Rare bee found after 100 years

Rainforest degradation, wildfire reducing speciesCredit: James Dorey Photography A widespread field search for a rare Australian native bee not recorded for almost a century has found it's been there all along - but is probably…