Since the earliest days of agriculture, farmers have been selecting plants with desirable characteristics out of natural variants. More recently, crossbreeding helped them make new, even more desirable specimens.
March 26, 2017
By combining CRISPR with massively parallel singlecell RNA sequencing, Prof. Ido Amit has made it possible to manipulate gene functions within hundreds of thousands of single cells—and also to understand the impact of each genetic change, in extremely high resolution.
Plants are power-houses of metabolites. These small molecules are produced by plants and are perceived by humans as taste, aromas, and pigments.
January 2, 2017