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2012-10-01 14:19:07

Recently, a mysterious seed fern, Lepidopteris baodensis sp. nov., dating to more than 251 million years ago (Ma), was discovered at the Baijiagou of Baode, Shanxi, China, from the Upper Permian Sunjiagou Formation.

Allergy Free Plants On The Horizon?
2012-09-01 07:44:57

Those who love gardening, or just enjoy the beauty of plant life, but are unable to do so as a result of hay fever or similar allergic reactions will undoubtedly welcome new research out of Spain that could result in long-lasting, pollen-free plants.

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.

2012-07-05 00:40:55

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered that recent climate change is causing leaves of some Australian plants to narrow in size.

Ancient Human Predecessors Were Tree-Climbing Bark Eaters
2012-06-28 09:20:06

An international team of scientists has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans had an unusual diet -- one which may have contributed to their ultimate downfall, according to various reports published Wednesday.

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.

2012-05-22 02:27:55

Although scientists have made significant advances in understanding how plants elongate at high temperature, little is known of the physiological consequences of this response.

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

Geometric patterns link structure to function in leaves


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.