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Plants can ‘tell time,’ study shows, which could help farmers grow crops in varying environments

Plants can ‘tell time,’ study shows, which could help farmers grow crops in varying environments

Published in the PNAS journal, Superoxide is promoted by sucrose and affects amplitude of circadian rhythms in the evening, details ...
Gene editing could fight deadly diseases in fish, boosting sustainable aquaculture

Gene editing could fight deadly diseases in fish, boosting sustainable aquaculture

Nick Robinson | University of Melbourne | 
Developing effective treatments – like vaccines – can be challenging, take many years and can be difficult to manufacture and ...
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Viewpoint: CRISPR is for more than just human gene editing

Jack Scanlan | University of Melbourne | 
If you’ve ever heard of CRISPR, it has most likely been in the context of human gene editing. … CRISPR ...
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