Nature

Under the sea: our changing oceans
2:57pm, 30th April, 2019

Under the sea: our changing oceans

(Springer) Humans have had a tremendous impact on essentially every ecosystem there is, especially over the last half-century. Thus, it is not surprising that these profound changes are becoming more and more noticeable in our oceans.
Plant cells eat their own ... membranes and oil droplets
2:54pm, 29th April, 2019

Plant cells eat their own ... membranes and oil droplets

(DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory) Biochemists at Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered two ways that autophagy, or self-eating, controls the levels of oils in plant cells. The study describes how this cannibalistic-sounding process actual...