Rice is the world's second-biggest cereal crop, and it's the most important for human consumption. Yet in a vast majority of rice operations, a harmful copycat sits right in plain sight, sucking up nutrients and infuriating farmers.
received $822,000 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) has named Washington University in St. Louis’ Richard Vierstra a fellow of ASPB. Vierstra is the George and Charmaine M. Mallinckrodt Professor in Arts & Sciences.
Scientists confirm that astrocytes are involved in regulating molecular and behavioral circadian rhythms in mice.
Mice hammer a rare native plant by feasting on its seeds, but their spoilation is human-enabled
Yehuda Ben-Shahar comments on a new study
Three graduate students in Biology have been awarded Graduate Research Fellowships
Last weekend, Washington University hosted the 7th annual St. Louis Area Brain Bee (SLABB) in Rebstock Hall on the Danforth Campus.
Boldly going where no man (or woman) has gone before
David Kirk, professor emeritus of biology in Arts & Sciences, works to improve evolution education for students. He leads the Institute for School Partnership’s annual Darwin Day celebration for K-12 teachers, which will be Saturday, Feb. 11.
The Myron and Sonya Glassberg/Albert and Blanche Greensfelder Distinguished University Professor and Director, International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and Sustainability (I-CARES) has been granted $1,000,000 award
was awarded $400,000 from the Siteman Cancer Center
received a $824,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Researchers enhance the photosynthetic yield of tobacco plants with genetic engineering.
Barbara Kunkel, professor of biology and recipient of the 2016 David Hadas Teaching Award, shares lessons from the classroom
Joe Jez, professor of biology, contributed an article to Scientific American’s Lost in Translation: Is Science Explained Fairly in the Media?
Sarah Elgin - the Viktor Hamburger Professor of Arts & Sciences and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor in biology
Awarded a four-year, $1.2 million grant
A $24 million grant from NSF over five years will fund the creation of the Center for Engineering Mechanobiology.
Elizabeth Haswell, associate professor of biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, was named a Faculty Scholar by a trio of major philanthropies Sept. 22. In all, just 84 out of more than 1,400 applicants were successful.
A conversation with biologist Joseph Jez on what will make life less of a struggle for plants — and us