Peanut Plant’s “Chemical Breath” Could Give Clues to Drought and Other Stresses

Peanut Plant’s “Chemical Breath” Could Give Clues to Drought and Other...

Peanut growers could someday identify emerging threats such as drought, pests or disease by testing a plant’s “chemical breath.” From dawn to dusk, peanut plants...
New software helps plant breeders bring out their best

New software helps plant breeders bring out their best

Broccoli is in the eye of the beholder. A head of broccoli that might appeal to one person – perhaps because of its deep green...
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New species of tree discovered in Tanzania mountains

Researchers have discovered a new species of tree in the Usambara Mountains in Tanzania. The tree, which grows up to 20m tall and has white...
Titan VanCoug now in bloom

A Rare Corpse Flower now in bloom at the WSU campus

After 17 years, a rare corpse flower housed at Washington State University Vancouver is finally blooming for the first time. Titan VanCoug, as it is known...
DNA methylation

Scientists capture DNA replication machinery at atomic resolution

Unwinding of double-stranded DNA and separating them into single strands which can be copied for cell division is an important aspect of how life...
Veggie Harvest

NASA announces the first fruit to be grown on International Space...

The International Space Station (ISS) might get spicier as scientists are hoping to send Española chili pepper plants in November this year. If this...
How expectation influences perception

How expectation influences perception

For decades, research has shown that our perception of the world is influenced by our expectations. These expectations, also called “prior beliefs,” help us...
graphene structure

Researchers demonstrate production of graphene using bacteria

Researchers have figured out a novel method to produce graphene, an amazing substance in a cheaper way with the help of bacteria. Graphene is...
These Tiny, Weird Worms Make One of The Loudest Sounds Ever Recorded in The Ocean

Researchers detect tiny worm making one of the loudest sounds ever...

We generally imagine that very loud sounds are usually generated by screams or booms which make the entire body vibrate. It is not always...
Study demonstrates stress reduction benefits from petting dogs, cats

Study demonstrates stress reduction benefits from petting dogs, cats

College is stressful. Students have classes, papers, and exams. But they also often have work, bills to pay, and so many other pressures common...

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