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AI for Plant Breeding in an Ever-Changing Climate
5 days ago

AI for Plant Breeding in an Ever-Changing Climate

By  •  5 days ago  •  Featured, Science

How might artificial intelligence (AI) impact agriculture, the food industry, and the field of bioengineering? Dan Jacobson, a research and development staff member in the Biosciences Division at the US …
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Chromosome Connectors Take Center Stage for ORNL Scientists Studying Poplar
2 months ago

Chromosome Connectors Take Center Stage for ORNL Scientists Studying Poplar

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The black cottonwood tree, or Populus trichocarpa (poplar), serves as a model organism for scientists studying the structure, growth, development, and genetics of plants. Poplar was the first tree genome scientists …
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ORNL Scientists Make Fundamental Discovery to Creating Better Crops
4 months ago

ORNL Scientists Make Fundamental Discovery to Creating Better Crops

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Written by: Stephanie Seay, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

A team of scientists led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered the specific gene that controls an …
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Breaching the Biomass Problem
11 months ago

Breaching the Biomass Problem

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

In a farewell nod to Titan, scheduled to be decommissioned in August 2019, we present a short series of features highlighting some of Titan’s impactful contributions to scientific research.

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A Novel Method for Comparing Plant Genes
2 years ago

A Novel Method for Comparing Plant Genes

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

During normal photosynthesis, plants capture sunlight and carry out respiration during the day, taking in carbon dioxide that will be used to form carbohydrates. But a small percentage of plant …
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