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Different assays lead to opposing conclusions on bacterial spores’ requirements during germination.


image: Hydropowered Pollen

Hydropowered Pollen

By Karen Zusi | February 1, 2016

A tension-sensing ion channel regulates hydration and germination in pollen.


image: Smoke Detectors

Smoke Detectors

By Kate Yandell | August 1, 2013

Ancient receptors in seeds bind a small molecule in smoke that promotes germination.

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