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Insights from the land down under

One of the things that immediately comes to mind when I think about Australia – besides kangaroos, dingoes, wombats, the great barrier reef, the Sydney opera house and Men at Work’s famous tune “Down Under” – is of course the cuddly and iconic koala. These creatures are special in many ways. Not only are they… Read article →


Reproducibility matters…

In science, the buzz around the reproducibility topic has been going on for some time now. Back in 2010 an article in The New Yorker called “The Truth Wears Off” addressed the concern of which results to believe when so-called validated findings could not be proven or replicated and led to retraction of scientific publications…. Read article →

Meet a microbiome researcher: Q&A with Camille Suzanne Delavaux

As a part of our Microbiome research interview series, we spoke with Camille Suzanne Delavaux, a Doctoral Student in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University of Kansas. Camille received her Master of Environmental Science from Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Her interests include mycorrhizal ecology, biogeography, and anthropogenic impacts on plant-microbe interactions. She… Read article →