NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The small, aquatic plant duckweed — a potential biofuel source — has a tiny genome and hangs on to its juvenile state, according to a paper appearing today in Nature Communications from researchers led by Rutgers University's Joachim Messing.

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