This is huge news for the biotech industry.
This might solve a long-standing puzzle about plant domestication.
The Earth’s great recycle bin.
Mankind has been cooking starches for a long, long time.
We flower in peace!
Old tricks, new ways to implement them.
Lignin’ on a dream!
“They’re OUR genes, tovarish plant” — grasses.
Which is to say, slowly!
A chicken and egg problem — rehashed in an unlikely scenario.
Well, this is an unusual problem to have.
These plants could become our climate “canary in the coal mine”.
Climate change could cause an ecological break-down.
Plants might have moved on to the land 100 million years earlier than we thought.
We all have to make ends meet. Even plants.
It’s funny to realize that we’ve been using anesthetics for at least a century now, but we still don’t *really* know why they work.
The bad news is that we need this in the first place.
Plants too experience internal nutrient traffic jams, and they’re fantastic at responding to them.
A new study overturns a classic textbook theory.