#1. The ‘Perfect Protists’ work with protists. Why are protists tricky things to work with?
#2. In June’s monthly team update for ‘Genome Generators’, what has the Marine Biological Association sent from Devon for the team to extract DNA from?
#3. Which of the Genome Generators has a PhD in fish friendships?
#4. Why is it really difficult for Sahr Mian from ‘Plant and Fungal Explorers’ to get results when cutting plants into really small pieces?
#5. Rebeca Yahr from ‘Plant Power’ works with lichens. They are fungi that live in cooperation with their own food source. Do they grow this inside or outside of their body?
#6. ‘Invertebrate Investigators’ use dry ice and liquid nitrogen to preserve DNA for barcoding and whole genome sequencing. True or false?
#7. Michelle Grey from ‘Perfect Protists’ is working to find the best method for extracting long-read DNA. Why are green algae presenting issues?
#8. Lewis Stevens from ‘Code Crackers’ is working on very small microscopic lavae. True or False?
#9. Elena Arrigoni from ‘Plant and Fungal Explorers’ is currently researching a type of fungai that grows on what?
#10. What size does Team Marine's samples pieces need to be?
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