Month: June 2019
Young Researcher Interview: Dr. Micaela Matta

Young Researcher Interview: Dr. Micaela Matta

Relocating is a common experience for many young scientists. Researchers can broaden their scientific expertise, discuss new ideas, and create meaningful relationships and collaborations by moving abroad. Tracking the movement of early-stage academic researchers...

Crop Tolerance to Herbicides through Artificial Evolution

Crop Tolerance to Herbicides through Artificial Evolution

The domestication of crops is a directed evolutionary process that has lasted for most of human history. It has allocated naturally occurring mutations that encode traits for higher production, better taste, and convenient cultivation. These traits can better manage...

The Mystery of Horse Domestication Deepens

The Mystery of Horse Domestication Deepens

By a process of elimination, ancient DNA sequences are clarifying the history of horse culture.1 Domestic horses were genetically very diverse for the last five millennia. However, in the last thousand years, this pool of diversity is shallower due to breeding for...