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Regulation of fruit development and ripening by DNA methylation

Recently, scientists from Shanxi Datong University and Chongqing University revealed that SlCMT4, which encodes a DNA methyltransferase responsible for de novo and non-CG methylation, plays an important role in diverse developmental ...

Toward customizable timber, grown in a lab

Each year, the world loses about 10 million hectares of forest—an area about the size of Iceland—because of deforestation. At that rate, some scientists predict the world's forests could disappear in 100 to 200 years.

Cortisol in shelter dog hair shows signs of stress

Despite the good care, a shelter can be a stressful environment for dogs. Researchers at Utrecht University investigated if the amount of the hormone cortisol in hair indicates the levels of stress that dogs experience before, ...

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