Scientists designed transgenic plants that survive drought-like conditions by bumping up acetic acid production only when water is scarce.
An international research team led by RIKEN BDR has identified a pair of genes that regulate how much REM (dream) and non-REM sleep an animal experiences.
Scientists have discovered a gene that allows plants to cope with extreme heat by changing the composition of chloroplast membranes.
A new way to optogenetically activate neurons deep in the brain using infrared light and upconversion nanoparticles. It’s non-invasive!
Scientists show that the moss Funaria hygrometrica can remove harmful lead from water when in the protonema stage of development.
Researchers have found a small connecting protein that can help make quantum dot-based probes for biomedical imaging.