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70-year-old chemical mystery solved: How tropolone are synthesized in fungi

Chemists and biologists have finally cracked one of the longest standing chemical mysteries. They have demonstrated exactly how an unusual class of compounds known as tropolones are synthesized in fungi.
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Biologists Discover Gene Behind 'Plant Sex Mystery'

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (6 years ago)

An enigma -- unique to flowering plants -- has been solved by researchers from the UK and South Korea. Scientists already knew that flowering plants require not one, but two sperm cells for successful fertilisation. The mystery of t... Read Post

Fish Guts Explain Marine Carbon Cycle Mystery

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (6 years ago)

Research reveals the major influence of fish on maintaining the delicate pH balance of our oceans, vital for the health of coral reefs and other marine life. The discovery could help solve a mystery that has puzzled marine chemists ... Read Post

Mystery Of Deep-sea Fish With Tubular Eyes And Transparent Head Solved

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (6 years ago)

Marine biologists recently solved the half-century-old mystery of a fish with tubular eyes and a transparent head. This fish's unusual eyes can rotate within a transparent shield that covers the fish's head. This allows the barreley... Read Post


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