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4 November 2019

TED Talk Toby Kiers “Lessons from fungi on markets and economics”

Resource inequality is one of our greatest challenges, but it’s not unique to humans. Like us, mycorrhizal fungi that live in plant and tree roots strategically trade, steal and withhold resources, displaying remarkable parallels to humans in their capacity to be opportunistic (and sometimes ruthless) -all in the absence of cognition. In a mind-blowing talk, […]

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Ammodo Science Awards for eight top researchers in the Netherlands
29 January 2019

Ammodo Science Awards for eight top researchers in the Netherlands

January 29, 2019 Nadine Akkerman, Lenneke Alink, Teun Bousema, Birte Forstmann, Ewout Frankema, Toby Kiers, Jacco van Rheenen and Stephanie Wehner are the winners of the Ammodo Science Awards 2019. Each of the laureates receives a monetary prize of 300,000 euro. The funds can be used to explore new directions in pure scientific research.  The […]

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