12/02/2011 - 09:34

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research in Cologne have now discovered that the genetic material in seeds becomes more compact and the nuclei of the seed cells contract when the seeds begin to mature. The seeds probably protect their genetic material against dehydration in this way.

08/18/2011 - 06:42

Milk is a more effective way of countering dehydration in active children than sports drinks or water, say researchers at McMaster.