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World Biodiversity Forum 2022 Call

World Bio­di­ver­si­ty Fo­rum 2022: Register

Un­der the theme In­spi­ra­tion for Ac­tion, the sec­ond World Bio­di­ver­si­ty Fo­rum will bring to­geth­er re­searchers across all dis­ci­plines of bio­di­ver­si­ty sci­ence with prac­ti­tion­ers and so­ci­etal ac­tors in a fo­rum that…
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The secret drivers of tree growth

Most trees live in symbiosis with fungi. ETH Zurich researchers show just how important this partnership is for tree growth through the first-ever comprehensive data analysis compiled for European forests on a massive scale. Reference…
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Tagung Natur in und um Basel 2022, verschoben auf 24. Juni 2022

Aufgrund der Corona-Situation wurde eine Verschiebung der Tagung notwendig. Neues Datum ist Freitag, der 24. Juni 2022, 13:15-17:00 Uhr im Hörsaal 1, Pharma-/Biozentrum der Universität Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, Basel. Bitte besuchen…
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Alpine Plant Ecology Summer School 2022

Registration open for the 2022 Summer School on Alpine Plant Life to be held in the Swiss Alps. Alpine Plant Ecology – Summer School on Alpine Plant Life 17-23 July 2022, Central Alps, Switzerland Lecturers Erika Hiltbrunner…
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Highly cited researchers 2021

Congratulations to the Swiss Plant Science Web members who are listed as highly cited researchers in 2021! Each year the Web of Science publishes a list recognizing the world-class researchers. They are selected for their exceptional…
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Biology22 conference, Call for abstracts and registration

Biology22 is the largest conference on organismic biology in Switzerland. It provides an important platform for academic exchange, especially among junior researchers (Master students, PhD students and postdoctoral fellows) affiliated to a…
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Agriculture durable: nouvelle offre de formation continue en ligne

L’Institut de biologie de l’Université de Neuchâtel, en collaboration avec le CABI à Delémont (JU), renouvelle sa formation continue en gestion intégrée des cultures dès 2022. Il s’agit de formations en ligne, modulables en emploi et…

Technical feasibility of sustainable fuels production demonstrated

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed the process technology that can produce carbon-neutral transportation fuels from sunlight and air. Now, in a Nature publication, they demonstrate the stable and reliable operation of the solar…
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The young plant’s pantry does more than just feed it

A University of Geneva team has observed that the role of plant tissue – called endosperm – is not only to feed the seed but is crucial for the development and protection of young plants. The endosperm is tissue surrounding the plant…
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An efficient and low-cost approach to detecting food fraud

Fraudulent practices in food production, especially false claims of geographical origin, cause billions of dollars in economic damage every year. Plant scientists at the University of Basel have developed a model to determine the origin of…