Science Haiku 2

Since the haiku post was well received, and since we have another three pieces online today – each on a different finding and each interesting in its own right – I have decided to return to the haiku format. Among other things, there is something quite satisfying about distilling complex scientific findings down to 17 little syllables – like writing the perfect tweet, but more so.

In any case, follow the links to read more:


A burst of enzymes:

A transcription traffic jam

Watch for gene speed bumps


Genetics can rid

The poison from potatoes

Or add it elsewhere

green potato image: Thinkstock

To raise nanowires,

Plant in furrows; let them reach

Their full potential

Photo: Prof. Ernesto Joselevich Photo: Prof. Ernesto Joselevich

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