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Genetic resilience and adaptation of the endangered Chinese hazelnut

Endangered species are often characterized by severe population decline or even near-extinction status during their demographic histories. Such threats usually stem from historical climate changes and human activities......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 20th, 2024

Orchid awakening: Unveiling the hormonal choreography behind flower development

Flower development in plants is a complex process influenced by various intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Hormones like gibberellin (GA) and abscisic acid (ABA) play pivotal roles in regulating this process. In many orchids, including the Chinese Cymb.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 39 min. ago

Researchers discover MAPK20-ATG6 link in tomato pollen vitality

Pollen development in flowering plants is a complex process involving multiple genetic and physiological pathways. Previous studies have highlighted the importance of mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs) in various plant developmental stages......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 39 min. ago

Tea science: Gene discovery to boost mechanical harvesting

Researchers have made significant strides in understanding the genetic factors influencing tea plant leaf droopiness, a key determinant of mechanical harvest success. By identifying the CsEXL3 gene and its regulation by CsBES1.2, the study paves the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 39 min. ago

Find out who will play the Baroque Works agents in Netflix’s One Piece season 2

Netflix's live-action adaptation of One Piece has added four Baroque Works agents to its season 2 cast. Find out who is joining the popular adventure series......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 39 min. ago

White House concerned that personal data of US citizens could be passed to China

The White House is reportedly concerned that three Chinese companies operating cloud services in the US could pass the personal data of US citizens to Beijing. A report citing sources familiar with the issue says that the US Department of Commerce.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News9 hr. 6 min. ago

Hidden mechanisms behind hermaphroditic plant self-incompatibility revealed

A new study presents an evolutionary-biophysical model that sheds new light on the evolution of the collaborative non-self recognition self-incompatibility, a genetic mechanism in plants that prevents self-fertilization and promotes cross-fertilizati.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 7 min. ago

Heat and disease: The genetic tug-of-war in pepper immunity

Plants face simultaneous challenges from pathogens and environmental stresses, especially in tropical and subtropical regions. Pathogens trigger immune responses through specific receptors, while high temperatures activate heat tolerance mechanisms......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 7 min. ago

Nanoconfined materials developed for efficient fluoride removal from water

A research team led by Prof. Kong Lingtao from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has developed an innovative material for the efficient removal of fluoride ions from water. This newly-developed material, a La.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 7 min. ago

Squeezing more flavor: Genetic study optimizes citric acid in tomatoes

Citric acid (CA) is a flavor-enhancing compound in tomatoes that also serves as a metabolic pathway mediator. Despite its importance, the genetic and environmental interplay affecting its levels has been a puzzle, difficult to decipher and control......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 7 min. ago

China lunar probe returns to Earth with samples

A Chinese probe carrying samples from the far side of the moon returned to Earth on Tuesday, capping a technically complex 53-day mission heralded as a world first......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

UNESCO wants to add Stonehenge to list of endangered heritage sites

The UN's cultural organization said Monday it recommended adding Stonehenge, the renowned prehistoric site in England, to its world heritage in danger list, in what would be seen as an embarrassment for London......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

Canada to curb China EV imports as Trudeau responds to Biden move

Canada plans to curb China EV imports as Trudeau responds to biden move and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland announces the start of a 30-day public consultation period — the first stage before Canada can bring in tariffs on Chinese EVs.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Improving transformation frequency in maize

Maize is one of the classical model organisms for genetic research. However, the low transformation frequency remains an important bottleneck for many gene-editing applications......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Genetic switch in plants can turn simple spoon-shaped leaves into complex leaves with leaflets

The diversity of forms of living organisms is enormous. But how the individual cells together coordinate the formation of organs and tissues in complex organisms is still an open question......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

China, France launch satellite to better understand the universe

A French-Chinese satellite blasted off Saturday on a hunt for the mightiest explosions in the universe, in a notable example of cooperation between a Western power and the Asian giant......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

We"ve found a way to help endangered eels overcome dams and weirs

The European eel Anguilla anguilla, a sleek, snake-like fish with a fascinating life cycle, once teemed in rivers. But their numbers have plummeted by more than 95% since the 1980s......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

China, France to launch satellite to better understand the universe

A French-Chinese satellite will blast off Saturday on a hunt for the mightiest explosions in the universe, in a notable example of cooperation between a Western power and the Asian giant......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Beyond CRISPR: seekRNA delivers a new pathway for accurate gene editing

Scientists at the University of Sydney have developed a gene-editing tool with greater accuracy and flexibility than the industry standard, CRISPR, which has revolutionized genetic engineering in medicine, agriculture and biotechnology......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Blooming through adversity: Roses" genetic defense against salinity stress

A cutting-edge study illuminates the intricate mechanisms of rose plants' resistance to salt stress, a critical issue for global agriculture. The research identifies the phenylpropane pathway, especially flavonoids, as key to this tolerance, offering.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Study dissects histochemical localization and biosynthesis molecular mechanisms of Bletilla striata polysaccharides

The dry pseudobulb of the plant Bletilla striata Rchb. f. (Orchidaceae), spelled BaiJi in Chinese as an important traditional Chinese medicine, has the effects of astringent hemostasis, detumescence, and promotion of muscle growth......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024