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Gene silencing could ‘fool’ plants into surviving harsh environments

Penn State University | 
By temporarily silencing the expression of a critical gene, researchers fooled soybean plants into sensing they were under siege, encountering ...
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GMO rescue of American chestnut tree may take longer than anticipated

Penn State University | 
The nearly century-old effort to employ selective breeding to rescue the American chestnut, which has been rendered functionally extinct by ...

‘Melt’ chocolate gene discovery could lead to medical advances

Futurity | 
Scientists have discovered a gene involved in determining the melting point of cocoa butter, a critical attribute of the substance ...

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