Latest Benjamin Blonder Stories

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.

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.

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
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.