July 5, 2013

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    How the internet changed science

    Every year at the Society for Experimental Biology’s (SEB) annual meeting there is a special networking event: The ‘Women in Science’ dinner – which in fact is attended by both genders, as many issues such as combining a scientific career with having a family can affect men as well as women. Last night’s speaker was […] More

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    Social media tips and tools for scientists

    Should scientists use social media for work purposes? What types of content can researchers put online and how can they make it reach even further? How to engage students via Twitter? How do you manage information overload? These were some of the topics and questions we addressed in our workshop ‘Linking research and teaching with […] More

  • Pantropical disjunction in Paederia

    Pantropical disjunction in Paederia

    Paederia is a pantropical genus of 31 species of woody lianas from the family Rubiaceae, with high species’ diversity in both tropical continental Asia and Africa and only two species in the tropical Americas. Nie et al. conduct phylogenetic analyses using sequences of five plastid markers and infer an origin in the Oligocene in tropical continental […] More