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Study sheds light on stem cells

A Johns Hopkins University biologist has led a research team reporting progress in understanding the mysterious shape-shifting ways of stem cells, which have vast potential for medical research and disease treatment.

dateOct 07, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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New treatment extends shelf life of bananas

Around the world, bananas are one of the most popular tropical fruits. Despite their popularity, bananas have a relatively short shelf life that creates challenges for both producers and consumers. A new study revealed that ...

dateOct 07, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Introducing Gulfsnow, a new peach variety from ARS

A new peach variety developed by an Agricultural Research Service scientist in cooperation with the University of Georgia and the University of Florida requires less winter chilling and will give growers in the southeastern ...

dateAug 21, 2015 in Ecology
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