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Study reveals causes of apple skin spot

For fruit crops such as apples, compromised skin appearance usually results in reduced market value. Identifying causes of fruit disorders and diseases can help producers modify growing strategies and increase ...

Jan 05, 2015
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Pirate viruses caught in their own trap?

In order to infect a host cell and proliferate, some viruses, such as the hepatitis C virus, infiltrate the ribosomes, the molecular machines that assemble the proteins present in each of our cells. Viral ...

Dec 02, 2014
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Body size requires hormones under control

The proper regulation of body size is of fundamental importance, but the mechanisms that stop growth are still unclear. In a study now published in the scientific journal eLife, a research group from Instit ...

Nov 25, 2014
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