Quantcast

Latest Karl Niklas Stories

2014-01-27 10:25:54

In the beginning there were single cells.

aac0bb4a16ca91467d375ddb302f67141
2010-01-14 10:31:20

Specific leaf area, or SLA, plays a prominent role in ecological theories that attempt to provide explanations for plant and ecosystem function.

447b2603fd50b00d625a45aa07e9f9c21
2009-08-21 09:55:00

The ability to envisage the future may be closer than you would think. A recent paper by Sean Hammond and Karl Niklas in the August 2009 issue of the American Journal of Botany (available here) presents an algorithm that may be used to predict the future dynamics of plant communities


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
Related