What? Another episode? I thought we were done with episodes. Okay okay, here we go again. Plant science. We love it. You love us. You must love plant science.
Tegan’s paper: He, J., Ye, W., Choi, D. S., Wu, B., Zhai, Y., Guo, B., … Ma, J. (2019). Structural analysis of Phytophthora suppressor of RNA silencing 2 (PSR2) reveals a conserved modular fold contributing to virulence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(16), 8054–8059.
Little edit note: Phytophthora is not actually a regular fungus, it is an oomycete, which is a fungus-like eukaryote.
Joram’s favourite plant are mangroves.
Starting this week we want to recognise diversity in plant science. The first person we want draw your attention to is Barbara McClintock.
We hit Earth overshoot day in late July. Yayyyyyyyy! 🎉 Well done, everyone!
Excel is responsible for 20% of typos in scientific data. Don’t use Excel unless you absolutely have to.
The rise and decline of bubble tea in Germany as told by the German podcast Rice and Shine.
Our opening and closing music is Caravana by Phillip Gross
Until next time!