News tagged with cell nucleus

Mastermind steroid found in plants

Scientists have known for some time how important plant steroids called brassinosteroids are for regulating plant growth and development. But until now, they did not know how extensive their reach is. Now researchers, including ...

Nov 15, 2010 1 / 5 (1) 0 | with audio podcast

Explained: Bandgap

Why do some materials work well for making solar cells or light-emitting diodes (LEDs), while other materials don't? One key factor is having the right bandgap.

Jul 23, 2010 4.8 / 5 (18) 11 | with audio podcast

Researchers identify new protein

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Brigham Young University team led by Laura Bridgewater, who delivered the university forum address Tuesday, recently identified a new version of a protein involved in several key processes ...

Jul 21, 2010 4.7 / 5 (3) 0