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The study of materials at extreme conditions took a giant leap forward with the discovery of a way to generate super high pressures without using shock waves whose accompanying heat turns solids to liquid.
German botanists working in the rainforests of Ecuador have discovered a plant that â€œpretendsâ€ to be ill. The plant fakes its illness to prevent attacks by mining moths, which would eat the plantsâ€™ otherwise healthy leaves.
More frequent freeze-thaw cycles in winter can increase biomass production according to the results of a recent study conducted by the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research (UFZ), the University of Bayreuth and the Helmholtz Center in Munich.
Extreme weather events have a greater effect on flora than previously presumed.
German scientists say their detailed microscopic analysis of hair fibers interacting with each other will lead to better shampoos and conditioners.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.