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Scientist Explains ‘Lazarus Moss’

February 5, 2010

Research has revealed the biological mechanisms that allow desiccated mosses to revive if they are remoistened; mechanisms they might have inherited from the earliest land plants. Ralph S. Quatrano, Ph.D., the Spencer T. Olin Professor of Biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University, explains the Lazarus moss. credit: Eurekalert



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