Renying Zhou

Renying Zhou

Apr 14, 2016

Group 6 Copy 46
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Food safety issues caused by heavy metal contamination is a global concern, but hyperaccumulating plants could be a solution. These plants have evolved strategies for extreme tolerance to heavy metal contamination, and can remove them from polluted soils. We want to study the genome of Sedum alfredii Hance, a perennial herb, that is known to extract cadmium, zinc, and lead from soils in China and it‘s an important issue around the world.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    How does our blood absorb light?

    Light has been shown to have anti-depressant effects (just think about your mood when it's sunny!). But...

    Can we trick cyanobacteria into growing faster?

    Cyanobacteria are photosynthetic organisms that can be used to produce liquid biofuels. One of the biggest...

    Battle of the clocks: Does your biological clock determine whether the timing of exercise impairs or promotes sleep?

    Higher levels of exercise have been linked to better sleep but it is unclear whether the time of day at...