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As rare animals disappear, scientist faces ‘ecological grief’

Five years before the novel coronavirus ran rampant around the world, saiga antelopes from the steppes of Eurasia experienced their own epidemic. Millions of these...

Newly Identified Gene Reduces Pollen Number of Plants

Producing fewer sperm cells can be advantageous in self-fertilizing plants. An international study led by the University of Zurich has identified a gene in...

A key step in the molecular mechanism behind the water splitting...

Using a unique combination of nanoscale imaging and chemical analysis, an international team of researchers has revealed a key step in the molecular mechanism...

Researchers develop biotechnological production process

Plants produce the hormone jasmonic acid as a defence response when challenged. This is how they ensure that their predators no longer like the...

Climate Researchers Offer Global Perspective on Forest Tree Growth

When it comes to the fight against global warming, our forests offer a valuable service. Trees act as carbon sinks, capturing CO2 – the...

Exchange of Arms between Chromosomes Using Molecular Scissors

The CRISPR/Cas molecular scissors work like a fine surgical instrument and can be used to modify genetic information in plants. The research teams of...

Biologists have invented a new way for sequencing circular DNA

University of Alberta biologists have invented a new way for sequencing circular DNA, according to a new study. The tool—called CIDER-Seq—will give other scientists...

Researchers has now succeeded in develop an “artificial chloroplast”

For hundreds of millions of years plants have had the ability to harness carbon dioxide from the air using solar energy. The Max Planck...

Engineers take a step toward small-scale production of ammonia fertilizer

Most of the world’s fertilizer is produced in large manufacturing plants, which require huge amounts of energy to generate the high temperatures and pressures...

Study reveals the most important flowering plants sources for honey bees

Trees, shrubs and woody vines are among the top food sources for honey bees in urban environments, according to an international team of researchers....

Engineers develop precision injection system for plants

While the human world is reeling from one pandemic, there are several ongoing epidemics that affect crops and put global food production at risk....

U of G Develops Effective Way to Replenish Threatened Plants

From two seeds grew a thousand plants. University of Guelph researchers used advanced cloning techniques to give the threatened Hill's thistle a fighting chance. This...

Nanosensor can alert a smartphone when plants are stressed

MIT engineers have developed a way to closely track how plants respond to stresses such as injury, infection, and light damage, using sensors made...

Ultrabright X-ray bursts reveal how plants respond to light within fraction...

Scientists have revealed intricate structural changes in plants, fungi and bacteria in response to light, according to a new study published today in the...

eDNA provides researchers with ‘more than meets the eye’

Researchers from Curtin University have used next generation DNA sequencing to learn more about the different species of plants, insects and animals present in...

Chemists have observed how plants protect themselves from sun damage

Chemists have observed how plants protect themselves from sun damage, For plants, sunlight can be a double edged sword. They need it to drive...

Scientists have solved an important part of the secrets of photosynthesis

Scientists have solved an important part of the secrets of photosynthesis, Plants have been using solar energy for hundreds of millions of years. Algae...

Researchers solving the riddle of biosynthesis of strigolactone in plants

Researchers solving the riddle of biosynthesis of strigolactone in plants Strigolactones (SLs) are a class of compounds in plants that have attracted attention in...

The explosion of new genes explained the origin of land plants

The explosion of new genes explained the origin of land plants, The new study questions the well-established view of the origin of plants on...

Nitrogen is a key nutrient that enables plants to grow

Nitrogen is a key nutrient that enables plants to grow, As food demand rises due to growing and changing populations around the world, increasing...

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