Francis Martin, INRA (France), at the 10th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting held March 24-26, 2015 in Walnut Creek, Calif. The talk references a study published in Nature Genetics - details at http://jgi.doe.gov/retracing-roots-fungal-symbioses/
Invasive fire ants. Crossing the border from South America to North America, they’re on-the-march across the U.S. Southeast and beyond. How does habitat – in particular, corridors that connect one place with another – help these ants spread?
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