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Algal library lends insights into genes for photosynthesis

1 month ago   |   By Science Daily

To identify genes involved in photosynthesis, researchers built a library containing thousands of single-celled algae, each with a different gene mutation. The library, which took nine years to construct, has already helped researchers identify 303 genes associated with photosynthesis including 21 newly discovered genes with high potential to provide new insights into this life-sustaining process.
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Jets' 2019 NFL Draft tracker: Round-by-round picks and analysis

Jets' 2019 NFL Draft tracker: Round-by-round picks and analysis

The New York Jets got their franchise quarterback last year, so the 2019 NFL draft will have a different focus. With their new jerseys, new coach and free-agent prizes, GM Mike... Read more ...

Andrew ‘AJ' Freund forced to stay in cold shower, viciously beat to death...

Andrew ‘AJ' Freund forced to stay in cold shower, viciously beat to death: officials

The Illinois parents accused of killing their 5-year-old son forced him to stay in a cold shower and viciously beat him, according to court documents. Andrew Freund Sr., 60... Read more ...

Sen. Bob Casey endorses Biden in Democrats' 2020 race for president

Sen. Bob Casey endorses Biden in Democrats' 2020 race for president

Pennsylvania's Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is endorsing Joe Biden for president, just minutes after the former vice president entered the crowded 2020 race. Read more ...

Giants shock NFL draft by going Daniel Jones with No. 6 pick

Giants shock NFL draft by going Daniel Jones with No. 6 pick

The Giants got their quarterback, just not the one everyone expected - at least with the sixth pick. GM Dave Gettleman passed on a number of pass-rushers and Ohio State star... Read more ...

Trump Administration Puts Offshore Drilling Plan On Hold After Setback In Court

Trump Administration Puts Offshore Drilling Plan On Hold After Setback In Court

The Trump administration is delaying efforts to boost offshore oil and gas drilling in the wake of a recent court setback. The plans have been controversial, even in... Read more ...

NFL Draft 2019: 49ers, Raiders hold top 5 picks

NFL Draft 2019: 49ers, Raiders hold top 5 picks

The San Francisco 49ers have the second overall pick in the draft while the Oakland Raiders have the 4th, 24th and 27th pick in the first round. Read more ...

Mass. Judge And A Retired Court Officer Charged With Helping Defendant Evade ICE

Mass. Judge And A Retired Court Officer Charged With Helping Defendant Evade ICE

The judge and a former court officer allegedly helped an undocumented immigrant slip out of a courtroom to avoid arrest by an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in... Read more ...

Explosive audio emerges of Chiefs' Tyreek Hill discussing son's broken arm

Explosive audio emerges of Chiefs' Tyreek Hill discussing son's broken arm

An 11-minute audio clip was made public Thursday, in which Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill and his fiancee discuss the reported beatings he gave to their 3-year-old son - who... Read more ...

'Conversation with the Candidate' with Seth Moulton: Online exclusive

'Conversation with the Candidate' with Seth Moulton: Online exclusive

Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton joins Adam Sexton for the latest installment of the "Conversation with the Candidate" series. In this portion available only... Read more ...

Former Vice President Joe Biden Announces Third Presidential Campaign

Former Vice President Joe Biden Announces Third Presidential Campaign

With an early-morning tweet and accompanying video, former Vice President Joe Biden announced that he is making a third run for his Democratic Party's presidential... Read more ...