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crops
2014-11-21 09:10:00

Decomposing crops could be responsible for one-fourth of the post-summer increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels, and this discovery could help scientists better understand and predict how the planet’s vegetation will react to warming temperatures.

2014-11-19 23:02:52

The intense farming practices of the “Green Revolution” are powerful enough to alter Earth’s atmosphere at an ever-increasing rate, boosting the seasonal amplitude in atmospheric carbon

2014-11-04 23:01:31

The KIND LED grow lights K3 series, proudly distributed by SuperCloset, are included in the 2014 group of Best LED Grow Lights.

photosynthesis
2014-10-29 03:00:29

We know plants release oxygen by absorbing carbon dioxide and breaking down water using sunlight through the process of photosynthesis. However, we know little about the mechanics of how plants create oxygen during photosynthesis.

algal bloom
2014-10-22 02:30:18

Understanding how viruses attack giant algal blooms may help us understand their role in fixing global carbon.

climate change models
2014-10-15 06:30:22

New research led by scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee has found that global climate change models may have underestimated the amount of carbon dioxide absorption by green plants.

Research Shows How Giant Clams Harness The Sun
2014-10-07 03:38:15

A team of researchers has now shown how giant clams use these structures to thrive, operating as exceedingly efficient, living greenhouses that grow symbiotic algae as a source of food.

How Was Oxygen Before Life Made?
2014-10-06 03:40:50

Over the past 40 years, researchers have thought that there must have been a small amount of oxygen in the early atmosphere. Where did this abiotic (“non-life”) oxygen come from?


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.