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The African pygmy mouse is one of the smallest members of the rodent superfamily. Widespread in sub-Saharan Africa, and a popular pet worldwide.
Working to save the Andean Bear from extinction
Using genomics research to save the Ash trees of Europe.
Black-footed ferrets are an endangered member of the weasel family, native to the prairies of North America.
Neither animal nor plant, this single-celled protist gets its energy from both food and sunlight
The European polecat is a mustelid species native to Western Eurasia and sole ancestor to the domesticated ferret.
These small sap-sucking insects are prolific pests, due to their pesticide-resistant genes.
Did you know, the cells that make up your microbiota outnumber the cells in your body by a ratio of 3:1?
Koalas are a herbivorous marsupial species that live in Eastern and Southern Australia, currently with a conservation status of vulnerable.
The pink pigeon is a species found exclusively in Mauritius which has recovered from near extinction.
At EI, we are identifying useful genes that could be bred into elite rice varieties to help rice resist environmental pressures.
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.