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Colorado Aspens Destroyed By Hotter Temperatures
2013-02-12 09:23:19

Two young researchers have uncovered how hotter temperatures are killing off native populations of the Colorado aspen.

2013-01-24 23:03:34

Monsanto to evaluate PhaseRx's SMARTT Polymer Technology® for potential agricultural applications. Seattle, WA.

There Is A Limit For How Long Plants Can Adapt To Drought
2013-01-23 13:50:15

Plants can adapt their demand for water depending on how much is available - However, this resilience has a limit, and prolonged drought conditions threaten the survival of plant communities, especially in more arid areas

Amazon Rainforest Under Threat From Climate Change
2013-01-18 06:36:22

A megadrought that started in 2005 is still affecting a portion of the Amazon rainforest twice the size of California, a new study led by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) finds.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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