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Latest Elizabeth Getzoff Stories

2012-02-10 00:13:06

Lying around in the sun all day is hazardous not just for humans but also for plants, which have no means of escape.

2009-10-22 15:03:46

A team of biologists in California led by researchers at The Scripps Research Institute and the University of California (UC), San Diego has solved the structure of a critical molecule that helps plants survive during droughts.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.