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The early history of genetics has to be re-written in the light of new findings.
HAYWARD, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Mendel BioEnergy Seeds, a division of Mendel Biotechnology, Inc., announced today that average two-year yields of its numerous varieties of Miscanthus indicate that Mendel's lead product candidates are on track to meet or exceed current commercial targets for biomass production from dedicated energy crops.
Mendel solved the logic of inheritance in his monastery garden with no more technology than Darwin had in his garden at Down House. So why couldn't Darwin have done it too?
By Ben Hirschler BRNO, Czech Republic (Reuters) - The walled garden of Brno's 14th-century Abbey of St. Thomas seems an unlikely birthplace for the gene revolution, which gave the world biotech drugs and genetically modified crops.
Challenging a scientific law of inheritance that has stood for 150 years, scientists say plants sometimes select better bits of DNA in order to develop normally even when their predecessors carried genetic flaws.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.