A University team of cell biologists recently won a special race for cells, with participants from across the world: the First Dicty World Race. The genetically modified cells combined speed with intelligence and managed to cross the finish line in first place, after having traversed a mini-maze. The entertaining race also had a serious scientific aim.
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
In a first for the region, highly threatened sharks and rays have been tagged and released by scientists in the Bijagós Archipelago, off the coast of Guinea-Bissau in West Africa.
On Tuesday 17 May, UG researcher Chongnan Ye will obtain his PhD for his research on new versatile polymers.
Maarten Loonen leads new polar expedition with scientists, journalists, policymakers and tourists.
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