Pamela Ronald studies the genes that make plants more resistant to disease and stress. In an eye-opening talk, she describes her decade-long quest to isolate a gene that allows rice to survive prolonged flooding.
Even though many members of Congress don’t realize it, perhaps the new Farm Bill will be the “win” they are looking for. Read moreRead More »
n Japan, a handler can train a Labrador Retriever to detect cancer in human urine for $44,000 USD over the course of three years. More than 700 men and women in Tateyama, a small town on the East Asian island’s southern peninsula, have participated in canine cancer screenings so far. Read[…]Read More »