New research suggests that vegetation formations are influenced by the depth to which plants can root. If trees have access to a larger volume of...
Heterosis describes the situation where the performance of a hybrid progeny exceeds that of its parents. This phenomenon is primarily dependent on interactions between genes.
Giving female fruit flies an opportunity to choose the male they mate with leads to the evolution of better performing males.
With the help of satellite observations from 188 lakes worldwide, scientists have shown that the warming of large lakes amplifies their colour.
Plants are smart enough to grow toward the light, they recognize their main shoot and know when to form lateral roots. The plant hormone auxin controls almost everything — what is the secret of...
Using a combination of satellite and ground data, scientists propose that it is now possible to map biodiversity with an accuracy that has not been previously possible. The new multi-disciplinary...
A team of researchers has published the first-ever wild emmer wheat genome sequence. The study will have a significant impact on the global food supply and world hunger.
Phages have become a focus of research in the battle against antibiotic resistance. Researchers have now developed a new method to determine the structure of phages down to the atomic level.
Artificial light at night is thought to affect bats and could disrupt migratory paths. Migratory bats are also attracted by green light - an...
Fires, storms, insects: all of them result in stress for the forests of the Earth — and they are all influenced by climate change. A new study shows that increasing risks for forests have to be...