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Novel gene for salt tolerance found in wild soybean

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — A gene of wild soybean linked to salt tolerance has been discovered by researchers, with implication for improving this important crop to grow in saline soil. This study provides an effective strategy to unveil novel genomic information for crop improvement. Read More
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Is There a Happiness Gene?

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http://feedproxy.google.com — A new study found that the greater a nation’s genetic distance is from Denmark, the lower its reported wellbeing is. Read More
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Gene discovery could lead to better soybean varieties for northern United States

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — A soybean gene whose mutation affects plant stem growth has been discovered by scientists, a finding that could lead to the development of improved soybean cultivars for the northern United States. "This gene could help us improve the yield potential and adaptability of soybeans for specific growing areas," the lead researcher said. "We can now focus on developing a variety of elite semidetermina Read More
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Discovery of bud-break gene could lead to trees adapted for a changing climate

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — The function of a gene that controls the awakening of trees from winter dormancy, has been discovered by scientists. This function is a critical factor in the trees' ability to adjust to environmental changes associated with climate change. While other researchers have identified genes involved in producing the first green leaves of spring, the discovery of a master regulator in poplar trees coul Read More
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Doing more means changing less when it comes to gene response, new study shows

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — The more biological functions a gene has, the less it responds to environmental change, a team of researchers has discovered, based on work focused on thermally-adapted fish populations. “In addition to having important implications for climate change adaptation, these findings could radically change the way we study gene responses to any external stimulus like for example to drug treatments”, th Read More
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What can plants reveal about gene flow? That it's an important evolutionary force

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — How much gene flow is there between plant populations? How important is gene flow for maintaining a species' identity and diversity, and what are the implications of these processes for evolution, conservation of endangered species, invasiveness, or unintentional gene flow from domesticated crops to wild relatives? Read More
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Diverse gene pool critical for tigers' survival, say experts

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Increasing tigers' genetic diversity -- via interbreeding and other methods -- and not just their population numbers may be the best solution to saving this endangered species, according to research. Iconic symbols of power and beauty, wild tigers may roam only in stories someday soon. Their historical range has been reduced by more than 90 percent. But conservation plans that focus only on incre Read More
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Mood Gene: What Makes Some People Prone to Depression

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Why do some people sail through life's difficulties, while others get mired in depression? A certain gene may explain such differences between people, a new study suggests. Read More
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