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How Much Do Plant Leaves Shrink When They Dry Out?
2012-11-20 10:24:48

Leaves shrink when they dry out. What sounds straightforward has far-reaching consequences for scientists studying how ecosystems work or reconstructing past climates, a team of 40 middle school students led by a UA graduate student has discovered.

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2011-05-23 09:41:51

University of Arizona researchers have uncovered evidence in ant colonies that suggests that social networks may function differently than previously assumed.

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2010-11-17 11:52:12

UA graduate student Benjamin Blonder may have solved the mystery of how leaf vein patterns correlate with use of sunlight, carbon and other nutrients.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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