Despite a MASSIVE thunderstorm we came together and recorded episode 10 for you guys. Aren’t we great? Yes, we are.
Tegan’s paper: Engineered PPR proteins as inducible switches to activate the expression of chloroplast transgenes, Margarita Rojas, Qiguo Yu, Rosalind Williams-Carrier, Pal Maliga & Alice Barkan, Nature Plants, volume 5, pages505–511 (2019)
Joram’s favourite plant has the biggest leaves. This palm is a total cheat so let’s praise giant rhubarb instead.
Joram and the giant rhubarb
Tegan and the medium sized rhubarb
Our listener question of the day: do you think we can eat everything that dinosaurs could eat?
Ever wonder why you get so sleepy during conference talks? Turns out lots of conference venues aren't well-ventilated, causing CO2 to rise to levels that cause drowsiness (>1000ppm). Data from @keflavich shows this steady rise over the first 50min of a conference session. pic.twitter.com/AjFO2eQDrJ
— Cara Battersby (@battersbot) June 4, 2019
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Our opening and closing music is Caravana by Phillip Gross
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