Plants and Pipettes

Tegan and Joram explore the world of molecular plant research. How to plants sense their environment? What controls their metabolism? How do they store energy? Come along to an excursion into the very cells of all green things!

https://www.plantsandpipettes.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h7m. Bisher sind 166 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 20 hours 38 minutes

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