Archive: 07/12/2010

Plant 'breathing' mechanism discovered

A tiny, little-understood plant pore has enormous implications for weather forecasting, climate change, agriculture, hydrology, and more. A study by scientists at the Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology, with ...

Jul 12, 2010 4.1 / 5 (11) 0 | with audio podcast

Double-teaming a whole-genome hunt

By inspecting the sequence of all 3 billion "letters" that make up the genome of a single person affected with a rare, inherited disorder, a Johns Hopkins and Duke University team ferreted out the single genetic mutation ...

Jul 12, 2010 5 / 5 (3) 0