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09-22-2023
Scientists ‘talk’ to plants using light-based messaging
The Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (SLCU) has ushered in a new era in plant science by creating a technology that brings the once-fictitious idea of human-plant communication to reality. This recently developed technology enables humans to ‘talk’ to plants and receive communication back from them, using light-based messaging. Initiating plant defense mechanisms The experiments conducted by Alexander Jones’ research team at the university involved using light as a messenger to talk to plants. The light activates the natural defense mechanisms in tobacco plants (Nicotiana benthamiana), showcasing that...
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09-21-2023
Extreme parasitism: Balanophora convinces a host to grow into its tissue
The Balanophoraceae family, when stumbled upon in the forest, might...
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09-21-2023
Global deforestation crisis: How can we stop massive forest losses?
Imagine the sheer magnitude if entire countries like France, Germany,...
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09-20-2023
The corpse flower, smelliest flower on Earth, is at grave risk of extinction
The Rafflesia, colloquially known as the "corpse flower" for its...
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09-16-2023
Important discovery in forest restoration and the battle against deforestation
Satellite data from Borneo has given conservationists and scientists a...
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09-15-2023
UN High Seas Treaty to protect the oceans nears ratification
The United Nations has embarked on a groundbreaking journey to...
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09-14-2023
US cities are about to get a lot greener with $1 billion for tree planting
In a significant push against the rising impacts of climate...
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09-14-2023
Researchers create antimicrobial substances using lignin and plant wastes
Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are working to transform...
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09-14-2023
Crop disease: Experts discover how bacteria hijack plant cells
Many of the bacteria that compromise crops and jeopardize our...
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09-13-2023
Nature's true survivors: Flowering plants lived through the dinosaur extinction
Flowering plants not only survived the mass extinction that killed...
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09-12-2023
Increasing plant-based food production would have extremely positive impact
With the surging global concerns over climate change and rapid...
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09-09-2023
Tropical savannas have a hidden weapon against global warming 
In a new study led by Young Zhou from the...
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