Image of the Day: Ochre Paint
Image of the Day: Ochre Paint
This ancient red pigment came from underwater.
Image of the Day: Ochre Paint
Image of the Day: Ochre Paint

This ancient red pigment came from underwater.

This ancient red pigment came from underwater.

iron
Boosting Plants’ Uptake of Vitamins and Minerals
Boosting Plants’ Uptake of Vitamins and Minerals
Ashley Yeager | Feb 1, 2019
With genetic tweaks, researchers can coax corn and other cereals to take in more iron, but sometimes the plants rebel.
Bacteria Use Plants’ Trick to Take Their Iron
Bacteria Use Plants’ Trick to Take Their Iron
Ashley Yeager | Feb 1, 2019
Pathogens appear to steal the metal from plants using the erratic motion of microscopic particles.
Vitamin C Blocks Leukemia Progression in Mice
Vitamin C Blocks Leukemia Progression in Mice
Aggie Mika | Aug 17, 2017
High-dose vitamin C injections reverse the effects of a leukemia-promoting genetic deficiency.
Clamping Cords Too Soon?
Clamping Cords Too Soon?
Kate Yandell | Jul 16, 2013
A review study indicates that clamping umbilical cords immediately after birth, rather than waiting a few minutes, may increase the risk of iron and hemoglobin deficiency in infants.
Iron Builds a Better Brain
Ruth Williams | Jan 9, 2012
Brain imaging and gene analyses in twins reveal that white matter integrity is linked to an iron homeostasis gene.