Friday, January 29, 2016

In the News: The Blue Rose

Fig.1. The Suntry "blue" rose is at the center of a shift in plant engineering
(Credit: BlueRoseMan, 2011)

From laser technology to DNA barcoding, the modern study of plants involves increasingly unique approaches to examining preserved specimens. This week in the news, we remember the history of herbaria, grow miniature vegetables, and start a home-grown plant engineering movement that seeks to shake up genetics!

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