Pamela Ronald studies the genes that make plants more resistant to disease and stress. In an eye-opening talk, she describes her decade-long quest to isolate a gene that allows rice to survive prolonged flooding.
Senate Democrats stalled action on President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, boycotting a committee vote to advance Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt amid questions about his commitment to upholding clean air and water protections. Read moreRead More »
President-elect Donald Trump picked CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder to head the Department of Labor. Puzder, who runs restaurant chains Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr., could influence issues surrounding minimum wage and overtime pay. Read moreRead More »