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January 16, 2019

Revising the textbook on introns

Whitehead Institute researchers uncover a group of introns in yeast with surprising stability and function

Pollen grains

December 17, 2018

A tough case cracked

The detailed molecular structure of the inert plant material sporopollenin — key for the emergence of land plants — has been resolved

November 27, 2018

Uncovering the “must-haves” of tissue regeneration

Biological program triggered by large injuries not required for regeneration, Whitehead Institute team finds

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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.

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October 29, 2018

Heart-healthy plant chemistry

A novel genomic approach helps identify medicinal compounds in plants.

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