Thale Cress (image) Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia Caption This is Thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana), the plant model used in this study. Credit Credits: Raquel Carvalho (IGC). Usage Restrictions High-resolution images available upon request Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.