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July 17, 2013
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Pistil leads pollen in life-and-death dance

Pollination, essential to much of life on earth, requires the explosive death of the male pollen tube in the female ovule. In new research, Brown University scientists describe the genetic and regulatory factors that compel the male’s role in the … Continue reading

January 27, 2013
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Scientists Use Marine Robots to Detect Endangered Whales

Two robots equipped with instruments designed to “listen” for the calls of baleen whales detected nine endangered North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of Maine last month. The robots reported the detections to shore-based researchers within hours of hearing … Continue reading

May 23, 2012
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Pollination with Precision: How Flowers Do It

Pollination could be a chaotic disaster. With hundreds of pollen grains growing long tubes to ovules to deliver their sperm to female gametes, how can a flower ensure that exactly two fertile sperm reach every ovule? In a new study, … Continue reading

February 5, 2012
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Freezing Technique Exposes Molecule-to-Molecule Attachments

Researchers at Yale University have developed a new way of exposing the atomic attachments that keep complex molecules in precise alignment. The new method could provide insight into the mechanics of a variety of molecular structures, potentially aiding efforts to … Continue reading

October 24, 2011
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MSU Helps Transform Michigan into A Wine Destination

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan has established itself as a wine destination, and Michigan State University has played a pivotal role in all aspects of the industry’s growth. As Michigan’s leaves hit peak color, residents and tourists alike travel the … Continue reading