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Plants Reawaken After 400 Years Buried Under Canadian Glacier
2013-05-28 07:34:41

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Canadian scientist has discovered that certain once-frozen plants have the ability to reawaken after long periods of dormancy, sprouting back to life. The finding came while Catherine La Farge, a researcher with University of Alberta´s Faculty of Science, was observing ancient plants known as bryophytes in the Canadian tundra. Recently exposed terrain left behind by receding glaciers has revealed a startling awakening of...

2009-09-05 22:07:36

Food dropped for hikers in the Canadian Arctic changed the behavior of a wolf pack, which forced a scientist to abandon her research and leave. Catherine La Farge, a botanist at the University of Alberta, told the Edmonton Journal the wolves' behavior changed dramatically once the package dropped into their territory. Before the air drop, she said, the three wolves in the pack would occasionally pass through her camp as they went about their business, ignoring La Farge, her research...


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