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Three Origins for Rice?

By | November 3, 2015

Rice was domesticated three separate times across Asia, a new study suggests.

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Judge Decides on GM Rice Retraction

By | August 3, 2015

Ethical breaches in a study on the benefits of so-called “golden rice” lead to the paper being pulled from the literature.

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How Rice Overcomes Arsenic

By | October 20, 2014

Researchers have discovered a transporter protein in rice that sequesters arsenic in vacuoles, preventing the toxic element from traveling into grains.

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Genome Digest

By | July 28, 2014

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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Genome Digest

By | June 11, 2014

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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Plant Scourges

By | June 1, 2014

A sampling of some of the most devastating crop pathogens

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Mislabeled Microbes Cause Two Retractions

By | October 10, 2013

Two papers on plant immunity have been retracted, and questions remain about others with similar results. 

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GM Rice Could Fight Diarrhea

By | August 13, 2013

A genetically modified strain of rice produces an antibody that helps mice fight off rotaviruses.

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GM Rice Researchers Sacked

By | December 13, 2012

An official investigation into a controversial GM rice study carried out with Chinese schoolchildren has resulted in the removal of three China-based researchers.

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Genome Digest

By | October 15, 2012

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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