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Alarming study unveils how "forever chemicals" transfer from mothers to newborns

In an important scientific advancement, researchers have explored significant mechanisms and health implications of polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) exposure in infants, analyzing their transfer through the placenta and into breast milk.
21-Jun-2024 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Grafted cucumbers get a boost: pumpkin's secret to withstanding salinity

A pivotal study has discovered a genetic synergy between pumpkin and cucumber that fortifies the latter's resilience against salinity. The research illuminates the role of the CmoDREB2A transcription factor from pumpkin, which, when interacted with...
21-Jun-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New insights into methyl jasmonate-induced saponin biosynthesis in balloon flower

A cutting-edge study has pinpointed the PgbHLH28 gene as a crucial catalyst in the methyl jasmonate-induced (MeJA-induced) saponin biosynthesis in Platycodon grandiflorus.
21-Jun-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Unlocking broccoli's genome: key to enhanced health benefits

A detailed genomic study of broccoli has revealed the genetic foundations for the production of glucosinolates (GSLs), compounds celebrated for their health benefits, including anti-carcinogenic properties. By assembling a high-quality...
21-Jun-2024 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Blooming through adversity: roses' genetic defense against salinity stress

A cutting-edge study illuminates the intricate mechanisms of rose plants' resistance to salt stress, a critical issue for global agriculture. The research identifies the phenylpropane pathway, especially flavonoids, as key to this tolerance,...
20-Jun-2024 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Current development status and prospects of emerging polymer/MXene electromagnetic shielding composites

The increasing popularity of electronic devices has heightened concerns about electromagnetic interference (EMI). Developing new EMI shielding composites is essential, and 2D MXene nanomaterials are a promising option due to their excellent...
20-Jun-2024 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sunlight and plastic: the risky combination for bottled water safety

A new study delves into the potential health risks posed by the release of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from plastic water bottles when exposed to sunlight.
20-Jun-2024 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Unlocking the tea leaf's secret: decoding the amino acid blueprint of tea plant

A recent study has unlocked the secrets of amino acid metabolism in tea plants, revealing the pivotal role of nitrogen assimilation in root tissues and the long-distance transport of key amino acids to leaves.
20-Jun-2024 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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