News tagged with genetic mutations

Research predicts future evolution of flu viruses

New research from the University of Pennsylvania is beginning to crack the code of which strain of flu will be prevalent in a given year, with major implications for global public health preparedness. The findings will be ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Genetics
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Plants cloned as seeds

Plants have for the first time been cloned as seeds. The research by aUC Davis plant scientists and their international collaborators, published Feb. 18 in the journal Science, is a major step towards making hybrid crop plants ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Biotechnology
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The power of purple

Kansas State University isn't the only place where the color purple rules. In the plant world, many plants are defined by their purple color.

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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