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The origin of Yiddish, the millennium old language of Ashkenazic Jews, is something which linguists have questioned for decades. Yiddish is thought to have been invented by Iranian and Ashkenazic Jews...
In apomictic Taraxacum species, the development of both the embryo and the endosperm does not require double fertilisation. However, a structural reduction of ovular transmitting tissue was not observ...
Ether lipids are widespread in nature, and they are structurally and functionally important components of membranes. The roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans synthesizes numerous lipid species containing ...
We propose perceptually guided photo retargeting, which shrinks a photo by simulating a human's process of sequentially perceiving visually/semantically important regions in a photo. In particular, we...
A key role of boron in plants is to cross-link the cell wall pectic polysaccharide rhamnogalacturonan-II (RG-II) through borate diester linkages. Phenylboronic acid (PBA) can form the same reversible ...
Influenza virus-like particles (VLPs) have been shown to induce a safe and potent immune response through both humoral and cellular mechanisms. They represent promising novel influenza vaccine. Plant-...