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Reports Outline Botany Study Findings from Ghent University...

Furthermore, as producers of various lipids and pigments, and characterized by their finely ornamented silica cell wall, diatoms hold great promise for different industrial fields, including biofuel production, nanotechnology, and pharmaceutics."

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Medical News Today

Last step before full genome sequence of bread wheat genome

The genetic blueprint is an invaluable resource to plant science researchers and breeders.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, UC Davis, Health

Thu Jul 17, 2014

EurekAlert!

Genetic blueprint of bread wheat genome unveiled

The genetic blueprint is an invaluable resource to plant science researchers and breeders.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, UC Davis

Nerve News

Internal clock choreographs sunflowers' moves

Sunflowers bending to track the path of the sun from east to west, straining to make the most of each day is a common sight during the summer.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Big Apple

"You can make anything out of lignin except money"

Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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Related Topix: Biology

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Scientific American

Sunflowers Move to Internal Rhythm [Video]

It is one of the great symbols of summer: a sunflower bending to track the path of the Sun from east to west, straining to make the most of each day.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Goose Creek Gazette

Unique blossom attracted to marshes

Everybody around here is heading to the beach! Are you? Need something to read? Here's a short novel in 3 short chapters: Here we have a glorious member of the hibiscus family...a beautiful herbaceous plant that grows in wet places near the beach, just behind the sand dunes, and in adjacent brackish and fresh-water tidal marshes.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Czech Republic, Europe, World News, Georgia

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Times Recorder

OUZ's Al-Saghir shares expertise in cell biology and botany

He was invited by the Journal of Cell Science and Report to join its editorial board and he was solicited by the Harvard University to have his work included in its botanist database.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Cell Biology, Ohio University, Zanesville, OH, Harvard University, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

R & D

Flower development in 3-D: Timing is the key

Angiosperms, with more than 300,000 species, are an important group of plants as they are on one hand the foundation of our nutrition in form of fruit, vegetable and grain and on the other hand contributing significantly to the biodiversity of ecosystems.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

The Independent

Plants: From Roots to Riches: Radio 4 airs epic series on plants

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Related Topix: Biology, Television

York Press

Poppleton Community Railway Nursery nominated for Community Pride award

A PLANT nursery founded during the Second World War, and a project to improve the former garden of a 19th century botanist have both been nominated for The Press' Community Pride Awards.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Biology, Science

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Botanists love it: A new plant species found in Valentine

A new species of plant has been found in the remote West Texas town of Valentine.

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Related Topix: Valentine, TX, Biology, Science, Texas, West, TX, Fort Worth, TX, Sul Ross State University

Mail & Guardian

Plants 'feel' insect bites

At least that is what can be concluded according to a new study by researchers at the University of Missouri in the United States.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, University of Missouri, Biology

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Science Daily

New plant species from the heart of Texas

After collectors found specimens of a prickly plant in 1974 and 1990, it was wrongly identified as three different species.

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Related Topix: Texas, Biology, Science, Valentine, TX, University of Utah, Alpine, TX

Davis Enterprise

Botanist decodes the kitchen

Local residents can find out the answers to these questions while learning to identity the structure and classification of common supermarket fruits and vegetables at "Kitchen Botany," a hands-on presentation at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Davis, CA, UC Davis

Agri Marketing

Director Of Purdue's New Center For Molecular Agriculture Named

Purdue University professor of botany and plant pathology Bob Pruitt has been named director of the university's new Center for Molecular Agriculture.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Biology, Purdue University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Pacific Business Times

Ceres inks deal to sell plant genetics software

Shares of Thousand Oaks-based energy crop firm Ceres were up 8 percent in midday trading on news that the company inked a deal to monetize its genome viewing software through a deal with Bayer CropScience.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Agriculture, Biology

Times Recorder

OUZ's Al-Saghir shares expertise in cell biology and botany

He was invited by the Journal of Cell Science and Report to join its editorial board and he was solicited by the Harvard University to have his work included in its botanist database.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Cell Biology, Ohio University, Zanesville, OH, Harvard University, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

EurekAlert!

Transgender algae reveal evolutionary origin of sexes

Wild-type and genderswapped Volvox . Color differential interference contrast images of V. carteri wild-type male , wild-type female , pseudo-female and pseudo-male .... Throughout evolution, living things have repeatedly developed physically distinct sexes, but how does this actually happen? A discovery in the multicellular green alga, Volvox ... (more)

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Related Topix: Transgender, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Serious Eats

Ask a Bartender: What's Your Favorite Modern Cocktail Book?

Claire Sprouse of The Square in San Francisco and other bartenders from around the country share their favorite cocktail books - beyond the classics.

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Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails, Square, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Life, Food, Recipes, Biology, Science

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