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2012-07-30 15:40:57

UCLA life scientists, working with colleagues in China, have discovered a new method to quickly assess plants' drought tolerance.

2012-05-23 20:31:42

UCLA life scientists have discovered new laws that determine the construction of leaf vein systems as leaves grow and evolve.

2012-04-06 11:11:11

New research by UCLA life scientists could lead to predictions of which plant species will escape extinction from climate change.

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2011-07-07 10:51:17

The size of leaves can vary by a factor of 1,000 across plant species, but until now, the reason why has remained a mystery.

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2009-09-15 11:31:04

Vegetation in an area may determine its usable water supply, ecologists find.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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