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Cornell patents a pink lily look-alike that blooms all summer long

... Mauve Majesty is one cool lily look-alike. This new pinkish-purple ornamental flower, just patented by ... until the first hard freeze in the fall. The new hybrid of the Inca lily ( Alstroemeria ), which was developed by a Cornell professor, is a ...

'Smart' flower bulbs pull themselves to deeper ground

... movement, suggesting the presence of a blue-absorbing pigment in the lily bulbs. The signal for contraction moved from the bulbs down into the ... conditions are more constant. Leopold mused, "I have some lily bulbs that were in the ground for nearly a decade, and I was astonished to ...

URI researchers help score knockout punch on birch tree pest

... control," Casagrande said. "We're seeing similar success with programs for purple loosestrife, cypress spurge, mile-a-minute weed, and perhaps, lily leaf beetle, but as you can see, it takes time34 years in this case for complete control." ...

UT Knoxville professor finds unexpected key to flowering plants' diversity

... that grows high in the canopy. He chose that plant, along with another plant found only on the Pacific island of New Caledonia and a water lily that grows high in the Colorado mountains, to test because they developed as species early in flowering plants' evolution. He found that, when ...

UCLA researchers locate and image prostate cancer as it spreads to lymph nodes

... This discovery could aid oncologists in finding the cancer's spread earlier, when it's more treatable, and before it invades distant organs, said lily Wu, a researcher at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center and the senior author of the study. The next step for Wu and her colleagues is linking the ...

UC San Diego researchers identify potential new drug candidates to combat 'bird flu'

... Center for Research on Biological Systems and the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology at UC San Diego, including lily S. Cheng, co-first author; Don Xu; Wilfred Li; and Peter W. Arzberger. The study, published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry , builds on ...

U. of Colorado researcher identifies tracks of swimming dinosaur in Wyoming

... floor around the urchins was littered with sea lily appendages, like table scraps left from a feast. ... in the UM Museum of Paleontology. "The sea lily just leaves the stalk end behind. The sea urchin is preoccupied going after that, and the sea lily crawls away." And the speed at which they ...

Creeping crinoids! Sea lilies crawl to escape predators, new video shows

... floor around the urchins was littered with sea lily appendages, like table scraps left from a feast. ... in the UM Museum of Paleontology. "The sea lily just leaves the stalk end behind. The sea urchin is preoccupied going after that, and the sea lily crawls away." And the speed at which they ...

Scientists identify molecule that regulates well-known tumor suppressor

... and University of Toronto; Malte Peters, Carmela DeLuca, Jennifer Liepa, lily Zhou, and Bryan Snow of Ontario Cancer Institute; Wei Shi, Richard C. ... Shi, Melania Pintilie, Graham C. Fletcher, Carmela DeLuca, Jennifer Liepa, lily Zhou, Bryan Snow, Richard C. Binari, Armen S. Manoukian, Mark R. Bray, ...

Massive duplication of genes may solve Darwin's 'abominable mystery' about flowering plants

... One unexpected observation from the study is the relatively slow accumulation of mutations in primitive flowering plants like the yellow water lily (Nuphar). "We can view these basal angiosperms like the Hubble Space Telescope, which helps us get a deeper look into the early history of the ...

Unique library of plant genes germinates, takes root at UNC

... are impractical to work with experimentally because they have genomes full of material that serves no known function," Vision said. "For example, the lily genome is roughly 40 times the size of the human genome." Nevertheless, the gene content of lilies can be predicted reasonably well by looking at ...

Quantum Dots Research Leads to New Knowledge about Protein Binding in Plants

... fluorescent markers and their small size make them ideal for biological imaging. The researchers then added the molecules to germinated lily pollen grains and examined them under a confocal microscope. This is the very first time that Quantum Dots have been utilized for live imaging in ...
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