Modifying shelf-life of melons via gene editing

The gaseous plant hormone ethylene has been long known to promote fruit ripening and plays a certain role in shelf-life. In a study published in Frontiers in Genome Editing, researchers performed gene editing using the Clustered ...

How this little see-through fish gets its rainbow shimmer

You can see right through this little aquarium fish from Thailand: Its skin is almost completely transparent. But when the light hits it just right, its body flickers with shimmering rainbow colors.

Crowding-induced stress gives mackerel the blues

When mackerel die, they change color from green to blue. After seeing that live mackerel can also turn blue, a team of researchers wondered if this was because the fish were under stress. Their concerns proved to be correct.

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