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2015-05-11 14:47:37

Worried that crops won't be able to survive climate change? Never fear. A gene that enables plants to regulate their growth in different temps has just been discovered.

plant sixth sense ISS
2015-04-02 12:49:00

Although it is arguable as to whether plants have all five human senses – sight, scent, hearing, taste and touch – they do have a unique sense of gravity, which is being tested in space. Researchers with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency will conduct a second run of the Plant Gravity Sensing study after new supplies are delivered by the sixth SpaceX commercial resupply mission to theInternational Space Station. The research team seeks to determine how plants sense their growth...

2015-01-15 16:26:11

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has approved feeding cold-pressed non-solvent extracted Camelina meal to broiler chickens at up to 12% inclusion. SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Jan.

plants in space
2014-09-24 02:30:19

Plant biology investigations called Petri Plants explore the fundamental genetic mechanisms plants use to adapt to a microgravity environment.

Flower Development In 3D
2014-07-14 03:36:22

14 developmental stages of the flower of Arabidopsis thaliana from very early meristematic floral initiation to fully developed seeds were monitored with micro-computed tomography in 3D

2014-07-02 15:10:46

Growing plants in a microscope is helping scientists to view roots developing in 3D and in real time.

2014-06-10 23:16:53

Study published by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention validates Hollandia Produce's third-party research and their recent Superfood certification while educating consumers so they

2014-05-21 10:14:43

Can plants and animals evolve to keep pace with climate change?

NASA's ACCESS II Alternative Jet Fuel Flight Tests Begin Today
2014-05-09 03:43:26

NASA took to the skies today -- along with international partners the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and National Research Council of Canada (NRC) -- to begin a series of flight tests to gather critical data that may aid in the development of cleaner aircraft fuels.

High-Flying Sequel Set To Premier By NASA Aeronautics
2014-04-24 03:43:12

For the second time in as many years, NASA researchers beginning in early May will take to the skies with a DC-8 and other aircraft to conduct a series of flight tests designed to study the effects on emissions and contrail formation of burning alternative fuels in jet engines.


Latest Brassicaceae Reference Libraries

2012-06-15 05:28:54

Symbol: LELAH3 Group: Dicot Family: Brassicaceae Duration: Annual Biennial Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Lesquerellalasiocarpa(Hook. ex A. Gray) S. Watson var.hispida(S. Watson) Rollins & Shaw distribution:USA(TX) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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2009-04-23 11:07:34

Bittercress (Barbarea vulgaris), also commonly known as Herb Barbara, Rocketcress, Yellow Rocketcress, Winter Rocket, and Wound Rocket, is a European biennial herb. This plant displays a rosette of shiny, dark green leaves at the base and additional pinnately divided leaves on the stem. In the spring, yellow flowers originate in tightly packed terminal groups just above the foliage. Bittercress grows wildly as a weed in many parts of North America. The flowers can be in bloom May...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).