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Responsible for many millions of deaths annually and linked to the downfall of the Aztec empire, this group of bacteria will make you think twice before ordering from that dodgy takeaway.
The Strawberry has eight different versions of genetic material interacting in a single individual, making it an octoploid genome.
The UK’s sugar source and a recently domesticated plant with unique insights into pathogen evolution
The mainstay of freshwater aquaculture, the Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) is a cichlid fish, originally from Africa.
Where have all the songbirds gone?
The Weddell seal is a species of seal that is part of the Phocidae (true seal) family, which lives circumpolar - all around the Antarctic.
Common wheat is a grass grown by farmers for the cereal grain, which is used as the source of flour, breads, livestock feed and alcoholic fermentation.