September 19, 2014
Scientists have shown that legume plants send signaling molecules called cytokins from their shoot to their roots to regulate their symbiotic relationship with nitrogen-fixing bacteria.
September 9, 2014
A cell receptor involved in calcium signaling can be locked into a closed state, and this may play a role in the reduction of neuron signaling seen in neurodegenerative diseases.
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September 24, 2014
An international team has used the facilities of the Nishina Center in Wako to successfully bind a superheavy element—seaborgium—to carbon, creating a new class of chemical compounds.
September 16, 2014
Researchers have succeeded in reducing the levels of toxic substances such as solanin in the potato by cutting the production of cholesterol.