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Like many people, plants are less active at night. NASA's "space botanist" can see when they begin to stir and start their day.

source: From the California Institute of Technology

Methuselah, Adam, Jonah, Uriel, Boaz, Judith, and Hannah — all sat dormant in Judea since biblical times. These seven ancient emissaries are date palm plants, now all growing in the southern Israeli community of Ketura.

source: From the American Institute of Physics via

A global team of 48 ecologists set up 53 monitoring sites in 21 countries, tagged thousands of individual plants, tracked plant deaths and new seedlings, counted flowers and seeds and looked at DNA to see how many individual plants have historically been introduced outside...

source: From the University of Queensland via Science Daily

The successful regional control of emerging and invasive diseases often requires that a sufficiently large proportion of the population comply with the control strategy. This is notably the case in diseases such as measles but also applies...

source: From PLOS Computational Biology

New lateral root primordia have both a high degree of flexibility in terms of initiation and development angle towards the available water. Wangenheim et al. reveal how the external hydrological environment regulates lateral root morphogenesis.

source: From Nature Plants


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