Unlocking the secrets of chimerism: Plastid genes and the quest for variegation in the ornamental plant market

The global indoor plant market is burgeoning, with projections of reaching $7.27 billion by 2025. Chimeric plants, first noted in the 17th century, have become popular for their distinctive variegated patterns. These patterns are a product of the str.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 20th, 2023

Day-extension blue light inhibits chrysanthemum flowering when far-red light is included: Study

Most ornamental crops can be classified as long-day, short-day, or day-neutral plants based on their flowering responses to the photoperiod (which is the day length), or the skotoperiod (which is the night length). Chrysanthemum is a common ornamenta.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 53 min. ago

Cox: Comedown from favorable market making dealers pessimistic

The return to more normal market conditions has soured auto dealer moods despite what remains a state of heightened profitability, according to the Q4 2023 Cox Automotive Dealer Sentiment Index survey......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News18 hr. 53 min. ago

GM to pay $8 million to UAW workers following arbitration over 2019 plant closures

The ruling comes nearly a year and a half after the arbitrator initially found that GM violated Document 13 of its 2015 contract with the UAW when it closed three plants during the term of that agreement......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News18 hr. 53 min. ago

4 Reasons to Wait for the iPad Air 6 & 5 Reasons Not To

Apple is reportedly working on a new iPad Air 6 and that might give those of you in the market for a new tablet a reason to pause. As we push deeper in 2023 we’ve heard a lot about the new products Apple’s got up its sleeve. We’ve h.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News21 hr. 26 min. ago

It turns out, this plant fossil is really a baby turtle fossil

From the 1950s to the 1970s, a Colombian priest named Padre Gustavo Huertas collected rocks and fossils near a town called Villa de Levya. Two of the specimens he found were small, round rocks patterned with lines that looked like leaves; he classifi.....»»

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Using protein-glutaminase treatment to make veggie-burgers more moist

A trio of food scientists at Amano Enzyme Inc. Innovation Center, in Japan, has found that adding a protein-glutaminase treatment to plant-based meat alternatives can make the resulting product juicier. In their study, reported in PLOS ONE, Kiyota Sa.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 7th, 2023

Tesla shipments blocked by Norwegian workers as labor dispute spreads

Norway's largest private sector labor union will block transit shipments of Tesla cars meant for the Swedish market as one of Denmark's largest pension funds sell its holdings in Tesla over the EV maker's refusal to enter into agreements with Swedish.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsDec 7th, 2023

Anker confirms its Qi2 products will offer full 15W wireless charging on iPhone 13, 14, and 15

Yesterday, Apple revealed that next week’s iOS 17.2 update will bring support for Qi2 wireless charging to the iPhone 13 and iPhone 14. There were, however, some questions about whether older iPhones would be capable of unlocking 15W charging speed.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

Study: Unhealthy sleep assimilation among immigrants may be correlated with labor market

Upon their arrival in a foreign country, immigrants tend to be healthier than natives, but their advantage erodes with time, despite improvements in earnings and socio-economic status. A new study published in the European Sociological Review by Fran.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

How IRON MAN (IMA) is involved in copper homeostasis in plants

Copper (Cu) availability is critical for plant growth and development and for food yield and quality. It is essential for plants to maintain Cu homeostasis. To maintain Cu homeostasis in different tissues and organs, the uptake and transport of Cu mu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

Scientists discover plant hormone that boosts growth by 30%

Scientists from NUS and the Singapore Center for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE) have uncovered one of nature's most potent tools in an arsenal to combat today's agricultural challenges: agro-microbials—or agro-chemicals of natural.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

New fungus is the oldest disease-causing species found to date

The earliest disease-causing fungus has been discovered within the Natural History Museum's fossil collections. The new fungal plant pathogen, Potteromyces asteroxylicola, which is 407-million-years-old, has been named in honor of celebrated Tales of.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

Researchers discover plant diversity stabilizes soil temperature

A new study has revealed a natural solution to mitigate the effects of climate change, such as extreme weather events. Researchers from Leipzig University, the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, the German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Researc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

Study reveals genes that set humans apart from other primates in cognitive ability

An international team led by researchers at the University of Toronto has uncovered over 100 genes that are common to primate brains but have undergone evolutionary divergence only in humans—and which could be a source of our unique cognitive abili.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

Unlocking a climate puzzle: Study reveals hidden physics in quasi-linear temperature-radiation link

Curious about what drives Earth's climate sensitivity? A recent study in Advances in Atmospheric Sciences explores the complex links transforming the relationship between surface temperature and outgoing longwave radiation (OLR) from quartic to quasi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2023

Study finds plant nurseries are exacerbating the climate-driven spread of 80% of invasive species

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently published a pair of papers that, together, provide the most detailed maps to date of how 144 common invasive plants species will react to 2° Celsius of climate change in the eastern U.S.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2023

Epic sci-fi saga "Foundation" will return to Apple TV+ for a third season

The quest to rebuild civilization following the collapse of the Galactic Empire will continue, as Apple has announced that it will renew "Foundation" for a third season.'Foundation' renewed for a third season"Foundation" is based on the Isaac Asimov.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsDec 5th, 2023

iOS 17.2 unlocks Qi2 wireless charging support on older iPhone models

iOS 17.2 unlocks a significant new feature for iPhone 13 and iPhone 14 users: support for Qi2 wireless charging. This comes after the iPhone 15 was announced as the first Qi2-enabled iPhone and before the first Qi2 accessories hit the market this mon.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 5th, 2023

Unlocking the secrets of oobleck—strange stuff that’s both liquid and solid

Scientists tested hypothesis with dense suspensions of piezoelectric nanoparticles. Enlarge / "Oobleck" is a classic kitchen science example of a shear-thickening non-Newtonian fluid. (credit: Screenshot/PBS) Oobleck has.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 5th, 2023

Using machine learning to identify microbiota patterns important for plant protection

In a recent study published in Nature Communications, the Vorholt lab investigated the properties of plant microbiota involved in host protection against pathogen colonization. They identified the presence of specific strains that confer robust prote.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2023