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The authors analyze developmental, genetic, and demographic mechanisms by which populations tolerate changing environments and… Expand Desiccation is the extreme form of dehydration. Tolerance of desiccation is acquired by seeds and in resurrection plants, a small… Expand Abstract The African Sahel provides the most dramatic example of multi-decadal climate variability that has been quantitatively… Expand Encapsulation involves the incorporation of food ingredients, enzymes, cells or other materials in small capsules. Applications… Expand We investigated physiological characters associated with water balance in laboratory populations of Drosophila melanogaster… Expand Forty-one ionizing radiation-sensitive strains of Deinococcus radiodurans were evaluated for their ability to survive 6 weeks of… Expand Among the proteins that accumulate as plant seeds desiccate are several protein families that are composed principally of a… Expand We examined the different steps necessary for the enzymatic digestion of proteins in the polyacrylamide matrix after gel… Expand Soluble sugars have been shown to protect liposomes and lobster microsomes from desiccation damage, and a protective role has… Expand A turgid leaf exposed to bright sunshine can transpire an amount of water several times its own weight during a summer day. Rapid… Expand