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Taking a deep dive into the genetics of taste, Dr Daniel Hwang explores which taste preferences are the most inherited and why.
IMB won a third of the accolades at the Life Sciences Queensland GENE Awards
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PM awards innovation prize to IMB venom researcher

Professor Glenn King has been awarded the prestigious Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation for his work in developing a sustainable way to increase food production.

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