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New plant species gives insights into evolution

— 18 Mar 2011 14:14 | Biology

A new plant species is providing an insight into how evolution works and could help improve crop plants, scientists have revealed…

Unique frog helps amphibian conservation efforts

— 7 Mar 2011 17:19 | Biology

A tropical frog - the only one of its kind in the world - is providing conservationists with exclusive insights into the genetic make-up of its closest endangered relatives…

Plants cloned as seeds

— 18 Feb 2011 17:14 | Biology

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…

Wildflower colours tell butterflies how to do their jobs

— 9 Jan 2011 19:12 | Biology

The recipe for making one species into two requires time and some kind of separation, like being on different islands or something else that discourages gene flow between the two budding…

Georgia Tech team helps decode newly sequenced strawberry genome

— 3 Jan 2011 17:08 | Biology

An international research consortium has sequenced the genome of the woodland strawberry, according to a study published in the Dec. 26 advance online edition of the journal Nature…

ISU researcher, collaborators, re-sequence 6 corn varieties, find some genes missing

— 25 Nov 2010 16:48 | Biology

Most living plant and animal species have a certain, relatively small, amount of variation in their genetic make-up…

Hybrid tugboat cuts emissions, University of California, Riverside study shows

— 23 Nov 2010 18:44 | Environment

A new study by University of California, Riverside scientists of what is believed to be the world's only hybrid electric tugboat found that the vessel is effective in reducing emissions…

UCLA uses new hybrid, precision heart procedures to help stop deadly arrhythmias

— 9 Nov 2010 11:52 | Health

New techniques now being used at UCLA allow doctors to more precisely target certain areas of the heart to stop ventricular arrhythmias - serious abnormal rhythms in the heart's lower…

Computer in wrapping-paper form

— 15 Sep 2010 09:57 | Technology

Driven by rapid global industrialisation, finite fossil fuel reserves, and the high cost of many alternative energy options, meeting the world's energy challenge may demand novel solutions.…

Nature's gift for gardening may hold key to biodiversity

— 14 Sep 2010 11:07 | Biology

Gardeners are used to cross-breeding flowers to produce pretty petals or sweet scents - now scientists have shown the importance of nature's talent for producing new types of flowers…

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