• phys.org | 1/10/2019 | Staff
    Ultimately, researchers want to engineer bioenergy crops to accumulate large amounts of easy-to-use sugars. Researchers from the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center identified a major part of the...
    475 views Zorra
  • phys.org | 12/28/2018 | Staff
    Many plants need to avoid flowering in the autumn – even if conditions are favourable – otherwise they would perish in winter. To flower in the spring they need to sense and then remember winter, a...
    320 views ziggy1023
  • (in)courage | 12/26/2018 | Staff
    They still grow. A long, rectangular patch of dirt runs along the side of our house. It’s a garden, but no one would call it that at the moment. Pine needles lie like a blanket on top of the soil,...
    433 views Frost123
  • phys.org | 12/20/2018 | Staff
    Scientists at the University of Sheffield have taken a step forward in understanding how evolution has changed the photosynthesis process in wild plants to help them grow more rapidly.
    549 views aniki
  • phys.org | 12/20/2018 | Staff
    If humanity is going to push the boundaries of space exploration, we're going to need plants to come along for the ride. Not just spinach or potatoes, though—plants can do so much more than just...
    339 views Mkgirlz
  • phys.org | 12/17/2018 | Staff
    Climate change threatens plants as the risks of flooding increase. A new study from Stockholm University shows that special genes are key to keeping plants from withering, remaining healthy and...
    700 views nally
  • Mail Online | 12/13/2018 | Jessa Schroeder For Dailymail.com;Leigh Mcmanus For Mailonline
    Miss USA appears to have made peace with Miss Vietnam, hours after the American pageant queen stirred up controversy for appearing to mock her lack of English in an Instagram Live session.
    420 views jster97
  • phys.org | 12/13/2018 | Staff
    Michigan State University scholar Andrea Glassmire and her colleagues have revealed how the mixture of chemical weapons deployed by plants keeps marauding insects off base better than a one-note...
    641 views rach-rach
  • phys.org | 12/13/2018 | Staff
    When a building is damaged, a general contractor often oversees various subcontractors—framers, electricians, plumbers and drywall hangers—to ensure repairs are done in the correct order and on time.
    547 views blacky
  • phys.org | 12/12/2018 | Staff
    Plant biologists at the University of California, Davis have discovered a way to make crop plants replicate through seeds as clones. The discovery, long sought by plant breeders and geneticists,...
    309 views donuzumaki

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