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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Why bryophytes matter

Laura L. Forrest just posted a nice note on the RBGE's blog, comments are welcome!

http://stories.rbge.org.uk/archives/11259

Hornworts helped ferns to better see the light

Anthoceros neesii from Central Europe.
More nice bryo photos at
http://www.bryo.cz/index.php?p=index&site=en

A recent paper in PNAS led by F.-W. Li on horizontal gene transfer of a chimeric gene from hornworts to ferns! Hornworts in the news once more!!


Here the abstract and press releases! Featured on the Economist, National Geographic, Science Daily and Decoded Science.

Enjoy
Juan Carlos






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