Microorganisms are the main emitters of carbon in Amazonian waters     2019/03/26 20:04

A study performed with microorganisms inhabiting floodplains, which comprises 20 percent of the whole Amazon, showed that the microbial food chain produces 10 times more CO2 than the classical food chain, mostly by decomposing organic matter.

The sense of water -- and nitrogen: Studies uncover genome-wide responses that limit crop growth     2019/03/26 16:21

A team of researchers has tested how each gene within the genome of rice -- one of the world's most important staple crops -- senses and responds to combinations of water and nutrients.

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