Scientists collected five species of sand flies from five different countries to find out what exactly these insects eat.
Scientists wanted to use genetic editing to heal β-thalassemia – a genetic disease affecting the body’s ability to produce hemoglobin.
Scientists wanted to know if small mammals like rats and mice spread the form of schistosomiasis (snail fever) that affects humans.
Scientists wanted to discover the mutations hidden in wheat plants.
Scientists wanted to know if bifidobacteria play a role in the development of brain functions.
Scientists investigated the productivity and metabolism of microorganisms living below the sea floor at deep-sea hot springs.
Scientists wanted to explore the relationship between bananas and Black Sigatoka – a fungal disease threatening banana crops worldwide.
Researchers wanted to know if honey bees, and especially nurse bees, can evaluate the quality of the pollen and pick out the most nutritious one.
Scientists wanted to know if invasive legumes owe their success to symbiotic bacteria.
Scientists wanted to know if there are different microbial communities in the native and invasive lineages of grass and whether these microbial communities influence plant productivity.