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Epigenetics mystery: Can environment-induced changes be passed on?

Brian Blum | 
Israeli researchers have discovered that laboratory worms transfer information about their parents’ physical environment through small RNA molecules that occur ...
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Dead Sea plant genes could boost efforts to cope with drought, climate change

Brian Blum | 
The biblical Joseph foresaw in a dream a seven-year drought and subsequently guided Egypt’s rulers to set aside enough stores ...

How serendipity in an Israeli lab led to drought-resistant plants

Abigail Leichman | 
Plant biologist Shimon Gepstein did not set out to find a revolutionary technology that has been successfully producing drought-resistant rice, ...
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