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Plants May Use Newly Discovered Language To Communicate
2014-08-15 03:42:31

A Virginia Tech scientist has discovered a potentially new form of plant communication, one that allows them to share an extraordinary amount of genetic information with one another.

Mistletoe Extract Shows Promise As Colon Cancer Treatment
2012-12-23 06:22:09

While it has become an iconic symbol of holiday romance, mistletoe may contain a substance that could help in the treatment of colon cancer, researchers from the University of Adelaide in Australia discovered in a recent study.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]