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A Glowing Plant Is A Sign Of Health
2014-02-12 15:16:02

Radiant skin is considered a sign of good health in humans, but plants also glow when they are well. A potential new ESA satellite could use this fluorescence to track the health and productivity of vegetation worldwide.

Photosynthesis-Activating Protein Likely Predates Oxygen On Earth
2014-02-09 08:21:12

Thioredoxin, a protein essential to the process of photosynthesis in plants, likely developed on Earth long before oxygen ever became available.

2014-01-27 10:29:16

The tropical carbon cycle has become twice as sensitive to temperature variations over the past 50 years.

2014-01-24 23:21:20

KIND LED’s L600 grow light sales are so brisk that its distributor, SuperCloset, cannot currently meet demand from retailers and individual customers.

Photos And Lab Analysis Needed For Leaf Study
2014-01-23 15:27:34

Automated remote photography is a convenient, labor-saving research tool for tracking leaf function and doing forest research. But does photography mirror what's actually happening on the ground? A new study finds photography accurately tracks the timing of red pigments in the fall, but the timing of green in the spring and summer — not so much.

Do Faster-Growing Old Trees Translate To More Carbon Storage?
2014-01-16 07:03:46

Contrary to the commonly held belief that trees become unproductive as they grow older, new research appearing in the journal Nature demonstrates that most of them experience increases in their growth rates and store more carbon as they age.

2014-01-13 23:25:15

The Study shows that the promotion of energy in the mitochondria does extend the life span of cells. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 The Birkmayer

2014-01-10 10:45:38

Marine cyanobacteria — tiny ocean plants that produce oxygen and make organic carbon using sunlight and CO2 — are primary engines of Earth's biogeochemical and nutrient cycles.

2014-01-09 23:22:50

LED lighting is now used to grow plants indoors with with premium LED grow lights like KIND LED grow lights.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.