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Plant Whisperer
Plant Whisperer

Meet Monica Gagliano, the biologist who studies sound production and reception in plants and whose work with associative learning in plants is making waves in botanical circles.

Science Your Plants!
Science Your Plants!

CalTech researcher Elliot Meyerowitz describes how plant genetics influences growth and productivity.

In Praise of McClintock
In Praise of McClintock

Robert Martienssen, who studies plant epigenetics at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, discusses the brilliance of pioneering geneticist Barbara McClintock, with whom he worked before her death in 1992.

Infographic: Cross-Kingdom RNAi
Infographic: Cross-Kingdom RNAi

Evidence from laboratory studies of plants and their fungal pathogens indicates that both parties can fling RNAs back and forth into the other’s cells.

Infographic: Advancing Forensic Science
Infographic: Advancing Forensic Science

Forensic scientists have been using rudimentary molecular techniques for decades. But advanced forensic anthropology technologies and methods are just now coming to the fore in some investigations.