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Mitochondria and stress signalling

How does a plant sense stress and pass those signals around its body? Corentin Dourmap and colleagues have reviewed the role of...

Tunicated corpuscle theory

You can’t escape your heritage; we all go through life with an assortment of ‘baggage’ that betrays our origins, whether it’s our accent, cultural...

Marvellously mobile mitochondria…or are they?

Can anybody doubt how marvellously dynamic a plant cell is when one watches videos of such phenomena as cytoplasmic streaming? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BB5rvjZzgFU And plant cells aren’t limited...

Antioxidant metabolism in pepper fruit (Research in Context)

Pepper (Capsicum annuum) contains high levels of antioxidants, such as vitamins A and C and flavonoids. However, information on the role of these beneficial...

Has leukaemia met its Waterloo?

Has leukaemia met its match? Avocados shows promising cytotoxic activity against acute myeloid leukaemia.

Relocation, relocation, relocation…

A study shows cold-induced organelle relocation in the liverwort Marchantia polymorpha, not only of chloroplasts, but nuclei and peroxisomes, too.

Science teaching resource

Relatively new to me – so maybe new to some of my devoted legion of readers (many of whom may be involved in teaching...

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Complex interplay of responses when plants experience canopy shading

Plants react to both decreased red:far red ratio and decreased photosynthetically active radiation, and in different ways.

Simulated Herbivory Leads Grasses to Pass Fungal Symbionts to Their Offspring

Many grasses host symbiotic fungi, Epichloë spp. These fungi can help grasses tolerate herbivory, or help repel herbivores. But how do these...

The Garden Jungle by Dave Goulson

(or Gardening to Save the Planet) On my every growing to-do list is create...

X-ray dose limits for microscopy lower than we thought

Subtle damage to hydrated tissue occurs at a far lower dosage than previously thought, and may be difficult to recognize.