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2012-06-05 09:48:39

Scientists have designed a screening tool that provides a fast, easy and relatively inexpensive way to predict levels of a specific toxin in lakes that are prone to blue-green algal blooms.

2012-05-24 19:40:04

Quantum physics and plant biology seem like two branches of science that could not be more different, but surprisingly they may in fact be intimately tied.

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.

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2012-05-22 17:56:52

This week new research was published that points to seagrasses as a solution to climate change. Seagrass can store up to twice the carbon of the world’s terrestrial forests.

Researchers Measure Carbon In The Arctic Ocean
2012-05-22 03:59:49

Scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have conducted a new study to measure levels of carbon at various depths in the Arctic Ocean.

2012-05-15 22:26:14

Ancient plants grown in state-of-the-art growth chambers recreating environmental conditions from more than 400 million years ago have shown scientists from the University of Sheffield how soil dwelling fungi played a crucial role in the evolution of plants.

Nature's Mathematical Formula For Survival
2012-05-14 09:36:55

Geometric patterns link structure to function in leaves

2012-04-18 21:53:14

New research at Concordia University is bringing us one step closer to clean energy.

2012-04-03 09:14:45

Plant leaves are protected from drying out by an airtight wax layer.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.