Archive: 21/11/2007

The early relatives of flowering plants

The emergence of flowering plants is regarded as a major botanical mystery. In today’s edition of the scientific magazine Nature, an international research team with participation from the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) ...

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Flip-Flopping Gene Expression Can Be Advantageous

One gene for pea pod color generates green pods while a variant of that gene gives rise to the yellow-pod phenotype, a feature that helped Gregor Mendel, the 19th century Austrian priest and scientist, first describe genetic ...

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Preserve established for bonobos

Congo has established a rain-forest preserve to protect the bonobo from deforestation and poachers, government officials said.

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