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Red, White and Grape: From Jumping Genes to Wrapping Leaves

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Red, White and Grape: From Jumping Genes to Wrapping Leaves for Dolma

Red or White? Even King Tutankhamun (1332-1322 B.C.) prudently stashed away amphorae of both red and white wines to enjoy in the afterlife. Biochemically, a single class of pigments found in grape skin, the anthocyanins, separates the red from white. White … Continue reading

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Owl Be Seeing You

Owl Be Seeing You Continue reading

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Why are there “dew drops” at the tips of leaf veins?

Why are there “dew drops” at the tips of leaf veins? Continue reading

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The Flight of the Hummingbird

The Flight of the Hummingbird Continue reading

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Gene Drives: Green Signal or Back Seat?

Gene Drives: Green Signal or Back Seat? Continue reading

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I am really worried about priorities..

I am really worried about priorities.. Continue reading

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