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Unique library of plant genes germinates, takes root at UNC

... human genome." Nevertheless, the gene content of lilies can be predicted reasonably well by looking at a related plant with a small genome, like rice, he said. To breed better crops, it's important to be able to leverage the information from the tractable model systems that scientists already know so much...

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

...lks and feathery arms, marine animals known as sea lilies look a lot like their garden-variety namesakes. Pe...esemblance, scientists had always assumed that sea lilies stayed rooted instead of moving around like their stalkless relatives, the feather stars. But vide...

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

...lks and feathery arms, marine animals known as sea lilies look a lot like their garden-variety namesakes. Pe...esemblance, scientists had always assumed that sea lilies stayed rooted instead of moving around like their stalkless relatives, the feather stars. But vide...

UF researchers develop ways to keep the bloom on the rose

...ect sunlight. The findings also can be applied to lilies and alstromeria, to keep their leaves green even after they go into a vase. Previously the leaves of these crops were susceptible to yellowing, said Nell. He anticipates that floral sales will increase if flowers perform better by withstanding the t...

Statin plus cancer drug deliver combo punch to brain cancer cells

...skin cancer, melanoma. First extracted from corn lilies in the 1950s, cyclopamine is a powerful toxin known to stunt fetal development and cause birth defects in humans and animals. Its connection to anti-cancer efforts grew out of later insights into its blockage of hedgehog, which gets its name from sp...

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