I hope you’re doing well and the ever-present Corona virus hasn’t reached you or your loved ones. While conferences and such are cancelled, we remain unaffected as we both dwell in our homes with little to no contact to the outside world, only connected by a remote podcasting session.
Hybrid Cyanobacterial-Tobacco Rubisco Supports Autotrophic Growth and Procarboxysomal Aggregation, Douglas J. Orr, Dawn Worrall, Myat T. Lin, Elizabete Carmo-Silva, Maureen R. Hanson, Martin A.J. Parry, Plant Physiology Feb 2020, 182 (2) 807-818; DOI: 10.1104/pp.19.01193
Joram’s favourite plant is Silene stenophylla, a plant that was resurrected from the permafrost.
May Nango researched together with other scientists the life of early Australian humans. Here is the most recent publication in nature, here is an article about the paper, here is a previous story and a wikipedia article about the region.
Corona Virus update
- Covid-19 is worse than the flu
- Safe information on the virus and the outbreak
- Best 20s songs to wash your hands to (and on twitter even more)
- Alternatives to shaking hands
Our opening and closing music is Caravana by Phillip Gross
Until next time!