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A Walk on the Wild Side

By | February 1, 2017

Plants have so much to teach us.

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Contributors

By | February 1, 2017

Meet some of the people featured in the February 2017 issue of The Scientist.

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The plant Lophophytum pilfers mitochondrial genes from the species it parasitizes.

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Interspecies RNA Shuffle

By | August 14, 2014

Researchers report the first example of large-scale RNA-based communication between species—a parasitic plant and two of its hosts. 

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