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Pictures from 4H Science Saturday

May 7, 2013
ABRC and CAPS staff and graduate students will Teamed up to introduce plant viruses in a hands-on activity "Does My Plant Have a Flu" for grades 3-6 as part of the 4-H Science Saturdays event.

Plants recognize siblings — how?

May 3, 2013
Plants may not have eyes and ears, but they can recognize their siblings, and researchers at the University of Delaware have discovered how.

Researchers identify key cellular organelle involved in gene silencing

May 3, 2013
RNA molecules, made from DNA, are best known for their role in protein production. MicroRNAs (miRNAs), however, are short (~22) nucleotide RNA sequences found in plants and animals that do not encode proteins but act in gene regulation and, in the process, impact almost all biological processes