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Article by Katy Hind, Sandra Lindstrom, and Patrick Martone

It is estimated that we have described only 10-20% of species diversity on Earth.  In particular, floristic surveys using modern molecular techniques have revealed that we ...more


Sad news from Professor emeritus of Botany Iain Taylor regarding Janet Stein:

I am sorry ...more


Tue, 11/10/2015 - 12:30pm
To splice or not to splice: alternative splicing...


Tue, 11/17/2015 - 12:30pm
The role of three MUSE proteins in regulating...