Abscisic Acid’s Role in Ferns Finally Determined
Researchers solve the mystery of 15-year-old mutant ferns with disrupted sex determination.
Opinion: An Ethical Code for Conferences
This fundamental form of scientific communication is threatened by modern recording technology and researchers who refuse to adhere to an age-old ethical code.
Deep Pocket Exploration
A modification to traditional docking software enables the examination of a ligand’s passage into its receptor.
Plant Photoreceptor Doubles as a Thermometer
Warmth acts on a light-sensing protein similarly to the way shade does, setting off a growth spurt in plant seedlings.
The Fungus that Poses as a Flower
Mummy berry disease coats blueberry leaves with sweet, sticky stains that smell like flowers, luring in passing insects to spread fungal spores.
From the Ground Up
Instrumental in launching Arabidopsis thaliana as a model system, Elliot Meyerowitz has since driven the use of computational modeling to study developmental biology.