Oh no, GMO! Did you know that your GMO-free peanuts are far from being free from transgenes? Also they’re full of chemicals, most of which are taken up by the body and used in the human metabolism. Beware the mighty peanut!
Joram’s paper: Matveeva, T.V. & Otten, Widespread occurrence of natural genetic transformation of plants by Agrobacterium, L. Plant Mol Biol (2019). 🔒
Tegan’s favourite plant is Lagarostrobos franklinii.
Joram presents the work of Wangari Muta Maathai. She was a biologist, political activist and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Plants can tell time even without a brain – here’s how (The Conversation)
Quiz: how green is your lab? (nature)
Our opening and closing music is Caravana by Phillip Gross
Until next time!