rice plants growing in a room with metal walls under artificial light
Rice-based Cholera Vaccine Induces Antibodies in Small Trial
Immune-response levels to the edible vaccine varied among the subjects, possibly due to differences in the gut microbiome.
Rice-based Cholera Vaccine Induces Antibodies in Small Trial
Rice-based Cholera Vaccine Induces Antibodies in Small Trial

Immune-response levels to the edible vaccine varied among the subjects, possibly due to differences in the gut microbiome.

Immune-response levels to the edible vaccine varied among the subjects, possibly due to differences in the gut microbiome.

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Yuan Longping standing out in a rice field
Hybrid Rice Developer Yuan Longping Dies at 90
Lisa Winter | May 26, 2021
The high-yield variety of rice he produced in the 1970s prevented countless people from dying of starvation.
Genomics Reveals How Humans Can Inadvertently Drive Plant Mimicry
Shawna Williams | Mar 1, 2020
Hand weeding of fields spurred an interloper to evolve a rice-like appearance, researchers conclude.
Chinese Scientist Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Rice-Smuggling Plot
Ashley Yeager | Apr 5, 2018
The researcher stole genetically modified seeds and planned to give them to a crop research institute in China, the US Justice Department says.
Three Origins for Rice?
Karen Zusi | Nov 3, 2015
Rice was domesticated three separate times across Asia, a new study suggests.
Judge Decides on GM Rice Retraction
Kerry Grens | Aug 3, 2015
Ethical breaches in a study on the benefits of so-called “golden rice” lead to the paper being pulled from the literature.
How Rice Overcomes Arsenic
Kate Yandell | Oct 20, 2014
Researchers have discovered a transporter protein in rice that sequesters arsenic in vacuoles, preventing the toxic element from traveling into grains.
Genome Digest
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 28, 2014
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Genome Digest
Tracy Vence | Jun 11, 2014
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Plant Scourges
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 31, 2014
A sampling of some of the most devastating crop pathogens
Mislabeled Microbes Cause Two Retractions
Ed Yong | Oct 10, 2013
Two papers on plant immunity have been retracted, and questions remain about others with similar results. 
GM Rice Could Fight Diarrhea
Kate Yandell | Aug 13, 2013
A genetically modified strain of rice produces an antibody that helps mice fight off rotaviruses.
GM Rice Researchers Sacked
Dan Cossins | Dec 13, 2012
An official investigation into a controversial GM rice study carried out with Chinese schoolchildren has resulted in the removal of three China-based researchers.
Genome Digest
Beth Marie Mole | Oct 14, 2012
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes