Scientists show that two epigenetic factors improve the success rate of cloning via somatic cell nuclear transfer.
Scientists designed transgenic plants that survive drought-like conditions by bumping up acetic acid production only when water is scarce.
Scientists have discovered a gene that allows plants to cope with extreme heat by changing the composition of chloroplast membranes.
Blue light alters some gene expression in plants by changing the transcription start sites to downstream locations.
An international collaboration has determined that cooption of the Heat Shock Factor (HSF) gene system is what allows larvae of the sleeping chironomid to be able to survive severe desiccation.
The KAI2 receptor for compounds found in smoke helps plants retain water and survive during drought.