News & Events

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News

Figure: Ditlev E. Brodersen.

2016.12.21 | Nature and technology

Researchers reveal the secret code language of bacteria

Antibiotic resistance in pathogenic bacteria is a growing global challenge. Danish researchers have now discovered that bacteria use a code language to avoid being controlled. Understanding this code language will be paramount to developing new antibiotics in the future.

2016.04.27 | Research news

Slow worms react quickly to climate change

Evolution can go quickly when it has to – at least for small organisms. Researchers exposed a natural setting in Denmark to artificial climate change and discovered that soil just half a degree warmer caused the genome of small worms to change surprisingly quickly.

2016.04.01 | Research news

Model can be trained to guess your height

Postdoc Bjarni Vilhjálmsson and Aarhus University researchers have developed a probability model that can be trained to calculate the impact of genetic variants on our appearance and diseases. Providing accurate indications of our genomes is still a long way off.

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Events

Fri 02 Jun
10:15-11:00 | BiRC, C.F. Møllers Alle 8, building 1110-223
BiRC seminar: Gabriel Marais
Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie évolutive UMR CNRS, Lyon.
Fri 02 Jun
11:30-16:00 | Kalø, Djursland
BiRC summer walk 2017
Remember to sign up by sending an email to elno@birc.au.dk before 20 May (including your choice of sandwich).
Thu 17 Aug
08:30-14:00 | Molslaboratoriet, Femmøller, Ebeltoft
BiRC Mols Meeting 2017
The annual 2-day meeting at the MolsLab will take place from 17 to 18 August.

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