Author: Anne

The Organelle Presidential Campaign 2012

From time to time I like to search for ‘Golgi apparatus’ and ‘plant cell’ in Twitter, because I love to get a vibe for the current perception of organelles by students. Usually it is a mix between ‘haha, Golgi apparatus,…

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Faces of Plant Science: Prof John Bryant

Check out “Functional Biology of Plants”, co-authored by John Bryant and Martin Hodson, on Facebook for current plant science news and discussions.  1) What is your research about?  I have now retired but when still doing research, I studied DNA…

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Why are blue-green algae called cyanobacteria?

Why are blue-green algae called cyanobacteria? Question asked by @subha1900 on Twitter.  It’s probably easier to explain this by asking the question the other way round: Why are cyanobacteria also called blue-green algae? The reason is that cyanobacteria appeared to look…

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My first day at a university

My first day at a university

This article is part of a series of blog posts written by students from Didcot Girls’ School. All posts can be found under the category STEM Club.  I will start from the beginning. My name is Nicoleta, I am 14…

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