Tag: Living Science
Posted on March 1, 2018
Winter Awakens Spring Flowering
To avoid the dangers of frost, many plants have evolved a knack for waiting for winter to pass before flowering. But the season’s cold weather is key to making it happen. Rick Amasino investigates this process — and the genes behind it — to reveal invaluable insights for farmers and plant breeders.
Interview by Kaine Korzekwa MS’16
Posted on October 16, 2017
Kernza: Perennial Crop with Perks
Agricultural systems have a major role to play in feeding the world while protecting the planet, and Valentin Picasso looks to new crops and new techniques that can further this monumental task.
Posted on October 12, 2012
The Secret Lives of Bacteria
Doug Weibel has a seemingly endless list of questions about bacteria, and he is using all tools at his disposal—and creating some new ones—to find the answers