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Feature | 8 min READ
The oldest trees have seen it all over millennia, and though their rings tell us their age, their meristems hold the secret to eternal youth.
Podcast | 8 min READ
Dr Pete Bickerton and Ben White give us a rundown of how the Thought For Food Global Summit 2017 unfolded.
Quick read | 5 min READ
Bridging bench-based biology with mathematics and computer sciences.
When it comes to genomes, no matter the size; the more we look, the more we find.So just what is in a genome?
Spanning over 130 countries, 1000 universities and 3000 students, this year’s competition was an intense and exciting affair.
From self driving cars to bioinformatics, we’re helping the machines work out better ways to manage our data and our science.
Feature | 5 min READ
Modern genomics research has brought together two worlds; that of computer science and the world of biological sciences.
At EI, we like to probe the whole picture when it comes to decoding living systems. Investigating genomes isn’t worth much unless we can link this to what we can see, which is where phenomics comes in.
Special Feature | 10 min READ
More than just an abundance of species, biodiversity helps shape all of life on Earth - including us.