Content Tagged with: genetics

Tiny particle, big payoff

UC Riverside scientists have solved a 20-year-old genetics puzzle that could result in ways to protect wheat, barley, and other crops from a devastating infection. Ayala Rao, professor of plant pathology and microbiology, has been studying Brome Mosaic virus for decades. Unlike some viruses, the genetic material of this virus...

Scientists identify genetic mechanism involved in how females inherit traits

Research could help reduce females’ susceptibility to several diseases, such as Fragile X and Rett syndromes

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health, Science / Technology

Book taps into the racier aspects of plant sex

Now that UC Riverside professor Norman Ellstrand has your attention, he’d like to teach you about genetics

By Madeline Adamo | | Science / Technology