02-23-2024
Planting too many trees could spoil the planet
As the world faces the growing threat of climate change, finding ways to reduce greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide (CO2) is more important than ever. Planting trees across large areas, known as forestation, has been suggested as a solution. While it seems simple, the impact of widespread forestation on our planet is more complicated than we might think. A recent study from the University of Sheffield has explored this complexity in detail. The researchers used advanced models to examine how adding large amounts of trees to Earth...
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09-10-2017
Plant sugars could rival petroleum with new extraction method
Researchers have hit on a discovery that could help clean...
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09-08-2017
As countries legalize cannabis, what is the international law?
With the legalization of cannabis in Canada, the United States,...
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09-06-2017
Bees hold pollen in the perfect place for plants
Bees hold pollen in the perfect place for plants.  Pollen...
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09-04-2017
Grazing reindeer play a vital role in keeping the tundra healthy
As the tundra gets warmer and plants adapted for its...
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09-01-2017
Why are some plant leaves massive, while others can be tiny?
A recent study from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia has...
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08-30-2017
Using marijuana can change the way you walk
Research from the University of South Australia shows that people...
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08-30-2017
Efforts to suppress forest fires backfire on tropical savannas
Tropical grasslands, like the Brazilian Cerrado, are important ecosystems and...
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08-24-2017
Meet the plant that can smell its attacker approaching
Researchers have discovered that the tall goldenrod plant can protect...
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08-24-2017
Cyborg bacteria can now generate artificial photosynthesis
Scientists from Harvard University have created a cyborg bacteria that...
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08-23-2017
Scientists transform plant waste into building material
Lignin is plant waste residue that becomes a waste product...
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08-22-2017
Lemons were a symbol of wealth in Rome, originally came from Asia
Researchers have tracked the origin of citrus fruits and examined...
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08-21-2017
The previously-unknown secret powers of avocado seed husks
The avocado is having a moment. The beloved fruit is...
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