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It’s being hailed as the ‘ new green revolution ’; it’s taking science and media by storm. But what is ‘ speed breeding ’? Speed...
100-word explainer: When is a microbe not a microbe?
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Microbes are the most diverse life form on Earth. They’re not only limited to bacteria but also include archaea, fungi,...
100-word explainer: What is speed breeding?
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