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Slide of a plant embryo

November 19, 2018

Plant characteristics shaped by parental conflict

Differences in common traits within a plant species, such as seed size, can be determined by more than gene sequence.

Image of goji berries

October 29, 2018

Heart-healthy plant chemistry

A novel genomic approach helps identify medicinal compounds in plants.

Firefly on leaf; Radim Schreiber - FireflyExperience.org

October 16, 2018

How many evolutionary events can it take to screw in nature’s lightbulb?

Firefly genomics reveals independent evolution of bioluminescence in beetles

Illustration of a hand assembling a brain jigsaw puzzle

October 9, 2018

Only in your head

Researchers uncover how a ubiquitously expressed mutation causes a brain-specific disorder.

Whitehead Fellow Kristin Knouse

October 2, 2018

Knouse earns coveted research award

Whitehead Fellow Kristin Knouse has received an NIH Director’s Early Independence Award. The award—part of the National Institute of Health (NIH) High-Risk, High-Reward Research program—was established in 2010 to enable exceptional junior scientists to move immediately into independent research positions. 

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