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Prize-winning research

Tunicol - a project with unbelievably good results!

Tunicol, led by Eric Thompson and Christoffer Troedsson, has won an innovation prize.

Thompson and Troedsson, from the from the Marine Developmental Biology and Molecular Ecology research groups at UiB and Uni Research, respectively, say that their greatest challenge is that their results are so good, they fear that no one will believe them!

Journalist for UiB News, Solrun Dregelid, writes that the marine animal tunicate they are studying can be used both as biofuel and fish food.

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The prize-winning research has attracted notice in the Norwegian news. Read more.