Bacteria Use Plants’ Trick to Take Their Iron
Bacteria Use Plants’ Trick to Take Their Iron
Pathogens appear to steal the metal from plants using the erratic motion of microscopic particles.
Bacteria Use Plants’ Trick to Take Their Iron
Bacteria Use Plants’ Trick to Take Their Iron

Pathogens appear to steal the metal from plants using the erratic motion of microscopic particles.

Pathogens appear to steal the metal from plants using the erratic motion of microscopic particles.

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A Mysterious Disease Is Killing Beech Trees
A Mysterious Disease Is Killing Beech Trees
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 22, 2019
Scientists suspect the rapidly spreading beech leaf disease is due to an unidentified microbe.
USDA Unveils New Gene-Stacking Tool to Prevent Plant Diseases
USDA Unveils New Gene-Stacking Tool to Prevent Plant Diseases
Anne N. Connor | Aug 14, 2018
The European Union says no thanks.
Scientists Can’t Agree on What’s Making Pistachio Trees Sick
Scientists Can’t Agree on What’s Making Pistachio Trees Sick
Catherine Offord | Aug 1, 2018
A new study ignites debate on the cause of pistachio bushy top syndrome, a disease that has crippled farms in California, Arizona, and New Mexico.
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2018
Selected images of the Day from the-scientist.com
How Viruses Attack Plants
How Viruses Attack Plants
Claire Asher | Jan 31, 2018
Viruses are incapable of reproducing without the help of a host, whose cells copy their genetic material and fabricate the building blocks of new virus particles.
Geneticists Engineer a Virus to Fight Citrus Disease
Geneticists Engineer a Virus to Fight Citrus Disease
Diana Kwon | May 17, 2017
Scientists hope to save oranges from a bacterial disease that causes citrus greening, a disease that leads to bitter, discolored fruit.
Researchers Accused of Spreading Disease
Researchers Accused of Spreading Disease
Bob Grant | Dec 21, 2015
Italian scientists are under investigation for allegedly worsening the transmission of a pathogen that is decimating olive groves in Puglia.
TS Picks: June 15, 2015
TS Picks: June 15, 2015
Tracy Vence | Jun 15, 2015
Memory-based dietary assessments; organs-on-a-chip; scientists in Italy accused of spreading plant pathogen
Ancient Plant Virus Found in Caribou Poop
Ancient Plant Virus Found in Caribou Poop
Molly Sharlach | Oct 29, 2014
Researchers resurrect a virus from 700-year-old frozen feces found in northern Canada.