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Image 1 - How Drought-tolerant Grasses Came To Be
2011-11-25 04:28:54

If you eat bread stuffing or grain-fed turkey this Thanksgiving, give thanks to the grasses — a family of plants that includes wheat, oats, corn and rice.

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2011-05-04 06:40:00

The cactus, stalwart of the desert, has quite a story to tell about the evolution of plant communities found the world over.

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2010-02-08 16:22:54

Around 30 to 40 million years ago, grasses on Earth underwent an epic evolutionary upheaval.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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