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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
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.