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How Plants Quickly Adapt to Shifting Environmental Conditions

Salk scientists find that canopy shade from competing plants triggers cellular changes in as little as five minutes La Jolla CA— Scientists—and gardeners—have long known that plants grow ...

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Transforming Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide into Industrially Useful Material

Salk scientists quantify process to permanently store plant-captured CO2 as SiC, a valuable material for electronics La Jolla CA— Plants are unparalleled in their ability to capture CO2 from ...

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Chimeric Tool Advanced for Wide Range of Regenerative Medicine, Biomedical Research Applications

The findings on cellular communication hold promise for early human development, disease progression and aging, as well as organ transplantation and for testing therapeutics La Jolla CA— The ...

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New Protein Helps Carnivorous Plants Sense and Trap Their Prey

Research by Salk scientists helps explain how plants sense touch, and could have medical applications La Jolla CA— The brush of an insect’s wing is enough to trigger ...

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New Method Could Democratize Deep Learning-enhanced Microscopy

Salk researchers teach AI to improve microscope image quality—by taking high-resolution images and artificially degrading them La Jolla CA— Deep learning is a potential tool for scientists to ...

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Salk Professor Named as the First Incumbent of the Hess Chair in Plant Science

La Jolla CA— Salk Professor Wolfgang Busch has been recognized for his contributions and dedication to advancing science through research by being named the first holder of the ...

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Salk Professors Satchin Panda and Tatyana Sharpee Honored with Endowed Chairs

La Jolla CA— Professors Satchin Panda and Tatyana Sharpee have both been recognized for their contributions and dedication to advancing science through research by being named to endowed ...

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Salk Institute Team Reveals Never-Before-Seen Antibody Binding

Multi-institute collaboration uses X-ray crystallography and recombinant antibodies to uncover workings of an elusive molecule central to human health La Jolla CA— In structural biology, some molecules are ...

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Salk Institute Research Catches Up to World’s Fastest-Growing Plant

Salk researchers discover that miniature aquatic plant provides insight into genome design principles that could enable development of next-generation crops. La Jolla CA— Wolffia, also known as duckweed, ...

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Salk Researchers Teaching Artificial Intelligence to Adapt

Salk’s simulated system could help develop better artificial intelligence, treatments for brain disorders La Jolla CA—Getting computers to “think” like humans is the holy grail of artificial intelligence, ...

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Five Salk Professors Named Among Most Highly Cited Researchers in the World

The Salk researchers have publications ranking in the top 1 percent by citations La Jolla CA— Salk Professors Joanne Chory, Joseph Ecker, Rusty Gage, Reuben Shaw and Kay ...

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Bezos Earth Fund Donates $30 Million to Salk Institute for Innovative Climate Change Research

Salk’s Harnessing Plants Initiative is enhancing plants to capture and store more carbon to offset climate change La Jolla CA— Salk’s Harnessing Plants Initiative (HPI) will receive $30 million from ...

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Keeping Innocent People Out of Jail Using the Science of Perception

Salk scientists devise a new lineup method to help eyewitnesses more accurately identify suspects La Jolla CA— People wrongfully accused of a crime often wait years—if ever—to be exonerated. ...

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Easy Ways to Maximize your Home Internet Experience for School or Work

By Sam Attisha  We’re all trying to adapt to the new normal as we work and learn from home, and practice social distancing, which means we’re using internet-connected ...

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AT&T Boosts Network Speeds for Oceanside

4G LTE Expansion Will Give AT&T Customers and FirstNet Subscribers Better Access to Mobile Internet and Capabilities Oceanside CA— AT&T customers and FirstNet subscribers in Oceanside got a ...

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