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Researcher affirms 86-year-old hypothesis

A Washington State University biologist has found what he calls "very strong support" for an 86-year-old hypothesis about how nutrients move through plants. His two-decade analysis of the phenomenon has resulted in a suite ...

dateJun 06, 2016 in Biotechnology
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The potato disease that changed the world

Michael David Martin specializes in analyzing genetic material. He works surrounded by envelopes with plants and pictures of speckled leaves that he is studying at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology's (NTNU) ...

dateJun 02, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Immunity gene fusions uncovered in plants

Plant health and interaction with microbes is maintained by intricate antennas - plant immune receptors. A certain class of receptors is turning out to be highly informative about plant disease resistance.

dateFeb 19, 2016 in Biotechnology
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