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Biologists unveil clues to evolutionary origins of brown-colored algae for health, biofuels research
Brown algae are brown because they have evolved a special set of pigments that absorb even more light for photosynthesis than green plants and green algae do.
A new study sheds light on how plants, however rarely, experience mutations in their mitochondrial genomes. Unlike humans, plants are able to quickly fix these mutations and not pass them on to their progeny.
Over a several-year period, natural gas pipeline leaks were more prevalent in neighborhoods with low-income or majority non-white populations than those with high income or predominately white populations.