plant biology

Altering the process of photosynthesis

Photosynthesis, the process by which plants turn sunlight into food, is crucial to crop production and our food systems. What if we could increase the yield of food crops by improving photosynthesis? Stephen Long, Professor of Crop Sciences and Plant Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, joined Andrea Vasquez in a Google Hangout […]

Cold Spring Harbor

Long Island’s Cold Spring Harbor laboratory has been the site of monumental scientific discoveries, in cancer research, plant biology and genomics, and is home to eight Nobel laureates. Now the research institution celebrates 125 years of scientific study and breakthroughs. Reporter Andrea Vasquez has the story.