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Summer School 2018 – Plant epigenetics and epigenomics

July 8-13, 2018 - Centre Port Royal, Saint-Lambert (France) The Saclay Plant Science (SPS) Summer School 2018 is a one-week programme for outstanding and enthusiastic Master's and PhD students, as well as young post-docs, who want to…
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When Enemies Come to Help

The enemy of my enemy is my friend. Now UZH researchers show that this principle also holds for crab spiders and flowering plants. While it’s true that the spiders do eat or drive away useful pollinators such as bees, they’re also attracted…

SNSF simplifies Open Access publishing

The SNSF is strengthening publishing Open Access: as of 1 April 2018, it will be easier to publish books and journal articles that are openly accessible. …

Orientierungslos

Obwohl wir seit Jahrzehnten die Umweltprobleme und viele Lösungen kennen, passiert wenig. Wieso bewegt sich nicht mehr, fragt Christoph Küffer, SPSW Mitglied, Privatdozent am Departement Umweltsystemwissenschaften der ETH Zürich und…
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Un vallon dédié aux sciences de la nature. Vingt ans du Jardin botanique de Neuchâtel à l'Ermitage

Lieu de détente et de culture, le Jardin botanique de Neuchâtel fête ses vingt ans de présence au vallon de l’Ermitage. Mais son histoire remonte à la fin du XIXe siècle, quand un premier jardin botanique a vu le jour à l’avenue du…
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Biodiversity and Nature’ s Contributions Continue Dangerous Decline, Scientists Warn

The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) released its Regional assessments of biodiversity and ecosystem services for Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and for Europe and Central Asia. …

Swiss Bioinformatics Institute – 20 years of service to the life sciences and health

Whether we are retracing the history of our ancestors, designing new drugs or understanding what gives Swiss Gruyère its unique flavour, bioinformatics has become an essential discipline. As a pioneer in the field, Switzerland is…
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Info Flora Mission 2018

DE: Mission Entdecken - die neuen Missionen 2018 sind da!Trotz spätwinterlichen Kälteeinbrüchen steht der Frühling auch aus botanischer Sicht direkt vor der Tür. Für die Monate März, April und Mai stehen insgesamt 150 neue «Missionen…

Offre de Bourse au titre de l'année académique 2018-2019

Par l'intermédiaire de la direction régional des bourses étrangères canadienne, le secrétariat d'état a l'étude et a la recherche de l’Université Laval lance un appel a la candidature pour 400 bourses d'études Canadienne au titre de l'année…
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Accelerated increase in plant species richness on mountain summits is linked to warming

By using a dataset of repeated plant surveys from 302 mountain summits across Europe that span 145 years of observation, Sonja Wipf et al. have been able to assess mountain biodiversity changes as a globally coherent imprint of the…