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Arctic Bloomers

By | January 1, 2013

Scientists studying the Arctic Ocean aboard a US Coast Guard icebreaker discover one of the largest phytoplankton blooms ever recorded—beneath sea ice.

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Sweet and Sour Science

By | February 1, 2012

Japanese researchers unravel the mystery of miracle fruit.

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Evolution, Tout de Suite

By | October 1, 2011

Epigenetic perturbations could jump-start heritable variation.

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Marauding Moths

By | October 1, 2011

Dried plant specimens reveal the origin of an insect pest that has spread throughout Europe.

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An Unlichenly Pair

By | August 1, 2011

A young botanist pays tribute to his mentor by naming a newly discovered, rare species in his honor.

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Family Affair

By | April 1, 2011

In discovering their shared ancestry, a distantly related animal geneticist and plant pathologist find a common thread in their work on immune receptors.

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Jaume and the Giant Genome

By | February 1, 2011

A newly minted PhD finds a 150-billion-base-pair-long DNA molecule in a plant.

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Master Collaborator

By | January 1, 2011

Banding together to search for a plant hormone receptor

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