A Purdue University researcher has taken corn off steroids and found that the results might lead to improvements in that and other crops.
Plant biologists have been working for years to nail down the series of chemical signals that one class of plant hormones, called brassinosteroids, send from a protein on the surface of a plant cell to the cell's nucleus. ...
Researchers have identified a genetic mutation found in the Ohio Amish population as the cause of a fatal developmental disease in fetuses and infants, according to research published in the April 8, 2011, issue of Science.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Two Sussex scientists have identified a gene that causes an extreme form of dwarfism, known as primordial dwarfism.
A 22-year study of abnormally short individuals suggests that growth-stunting mutations also may stunt two of humanity's worst diseases.
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