New paper in Science Advances sheds light on biosilicification in sponges

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The new paper led by our team member Manuel Maldonado (and collaborators the Bedford Institute of Oceanography and the London Museum of Natural History) describes how the cooperation between passive and active silicon transporters clarifies the ecophysiology and evolution of … Read More

Children’s University Kiel – Sponges and microorganisms, pioneers of evolution

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SponGES researchers Ute Hentschel Humeida along with her team (Beate Slaby, Sabrina Jung, GEOMAR) gave a beautiful lecture on “Sponges and microorganisms, pioneers of evolution” as a Children’s University Event held in Kiel on January 11th, 2017. The lecture, part … Read More