Barcodes for trees
Researchers have collected the world’s largest Podocarpaceae collection. They sequenced characteristic parts of the DNA of these conifers in order to generate a “DNA barcode” for each species. This helps to identify endangered species. Press Release
Oxytocin leads to monogamy
Scientists have discovered a biological mechanism that could explain the attraction between loving couples. It involves the bonding hormone oxytocin. Press Release
Bio-based solar cell
Using photosynthetic proteins as well as complex molecules developed in-house, RUB researchers have created a bio-based solar cell. Press Release
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