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09-21-2021
Aspen trees change their genetic structure to adapt
A new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison reveals how aspen forests maintain the diversity they need to adapt to fluctuating environmental conditions. The experts found that aspen trees change their genetic structure over time as they balance the need to compete for sunlight and defend themselves from pests.  Since Aspen is the most broadly distributed tree species in North America, it serves as a "bellwether species," or a good indicator of how forests will adapt to anthropogenic climate change and other environmental challenges. Trees are often...
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09-22-2021
The MIND diet slows cognitive decline
Researchers at the Rush University Medical Center found that the...
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09-22-2021
Fruit, vegetables, and exercise can increase life satisfaction
A new study published in The Journal of Happiness Studies...
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09-20-2021
Edible plants could replace shots as vaccines
Scientists from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) are currently...
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09-17-2021
Reforestation needed to save coral reefs from sediment run-off
A new study led by University of Queensland has found...
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09-16-2021
Plants evolved in two dramatic bursts 250 million years apart
A new study led by Stanford University has found that...
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09-16-2021
Healthier diets are not attainable for everyone
In a new report from Cardiff University, experts say that...
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09-15-2021
Scientists have had a breakthrough in cloning coconut trees
Despite a growing demand for coconuts worldwide, the trees grow...
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09-15-2021
Cocoa can help people live longer, healthier lives
Researchers have struggled for decades to understand whether cocoa, an...
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09-14-2021
Animal products linked to double the emissions of plant-based foods
A recent study published in the journal Nature Food found...
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09-14-2021
Flowers use mechanical buckling to lure pollinators
A recent study from the University of Cambridge found that...
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09-12-2021
Some coral communities are doing better than expected
Climate change presents some detrimental obstacles to fragile coral reefs...
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09-10-2021
Bedrock may be secretly supplying trees with water
Soil has traditionally been seen as the source of water...
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