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2021.07.22 |

Volunteers conducted a survey of residents in the sea around Denmark

Biologists from Aarhus University and the University of Copenhagen have studied the environmental DNA in water samples collected simultaneously by 370 volunteers on two occasions from almost 100 sites along the Danish coast. The combination of citizen science and environmental DNA has provided an effective overview of biodiversity in Danish…

2021.07.07 |

Protein crop’s potential unlocked by deciphering anti-nutrient biosynthesis

Faba beans are an excellent source of food protein, but about 4% of the world’s population are afflicted by favism, which renders them sensitive to the faba bean anti-nutrients vicine and convicine. Now, an international research team has identified the VC1 gene as responsible for the production of these compounds.

2021.07.05 |

Secrets of the ice

There is still so much we don’t know about the earth. One of the blind spots can be found in northeast Greenland, and it is relevant to climate change and the marine environment. An AU-led research project will now generate valuable knowledge about the region by using a new and unique data set collected during a successful expedition.


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