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2011-06-07 09:53:15

Scientists from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md, have produced groundbreaking global maps of land plant fluorescence, a difficult-to-detect reddish glow that leaves emit as a byproduct of photosynthesis.

2010-12-07 13:52:16

Planting soybean [(Glycine max (L.) Merr.] into Fe chlorosis-prone soils where soybean has seldom, if ever, been grown may require special precautions to establish effective Bradyrhizonium japonicum populations, while simultaneously providing adequate levels of N for the current crop.

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2010-08-15 09:51:23

A change in the color of ocean waters could have a drastic effect on the prevalence of hurricanes, new research indicates.

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2010-06-25 08:11:42

A team of researchers have identified the courier that gives the signal to revamp the plant's gene expression pattern after photoreceptors have been activated by light.

2010-05-14 09:00:00

TORRANCE, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer action movies may call for suspension of disbelief from audiences, but one superhero's penchant for a chlorophyll-rich drink to detoxify his body has real benefits, according to one medical expert. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100514/LA04961) "Chlorophyll has been shown to help reduce contaminants found in everyday life and that build up in the body over time," explains Mark Drucker, M.D.

2010-01-27 10:49:10

As so-called primary producers, plants use solar energy to synthesize the foodstuffs that sustain other forms of life.

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2009-09-10 05:33:16

Holds promise for studying how organisms cleanse themselves of dying cells.

2009-08-13 12:40:00

Walking outdoors in the fall, the splendidly colorful leaves adorning the trees are a delight to the eye. In Europe these autumn leaves are mostly yellow, while the United States and East Asia boast lustrous red foliage.

2009-06-29 16:44:59

An international team of researchers has modified chlorophyll from an alga so that it resembles the extremely efficient light antennae of bacteria.

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2009-05-28 12:40:00

Researchers have conducted the first global analysis of the health and productivity of ocean plants using a unique signal detected by NASA's Aqua satellite.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.