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Blue Petunia’s Secret

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Scientists have discovered the cellular mechanism for blue petunias

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Pictured above is a blue petunia (left) and a genetically altered petunia lacking the blue-creating molecular mechanism.

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LiveScience sums up the research nicely at the link: http://www.livescience.com/42279-rare-blue-flowers-petal-color.html

And for the die-hard nerds, here’s the paper: http://www.cell.com/cell-reports/retrieve/pii/S2211124713007547?_returnURL=http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S2211124713007547?showall=true#Summary

Kristen E. Strubberg is the Editor-in-Chief for TGNR. Kristen founded TGNR in 2013 - seeking to create a high quality platform for original, eclectic and substantive positive news journalism by attracting expert contributors in many varying subjects. Kristen also works as a clinical medical researcher in Cardiology, with an original background in Neuroscience. Her passion for science has translated to her science-fiction specialization, with her highly adept published insights into the best of sci-fi’s popular culture. Kristen has served as TGNR’s Editor-in-Chief since 2013.

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