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10-20-2021
When faced with competition, some plants learn to self-pollinate
In evolution, it’s usually thought that organisms avoid competition through resource partitioning, which allows a greater diversity of organisms than otherwise possible. For instance, if two birds live in the same tree and eat the same types of insects, one bird may specialize in the top of the tree while the other specializes in the bottom of the tree. This works with plants as well as animals and other organisms.  In a new report from Okayama University,  researchers suggest that resource partitioning is not always necessary for...
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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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09-09-2021
Vegetarian diet lowers the risk and severity of COVID-19
Scientists have found that people whose diets are based on...
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09-09-2021
Plants transmit signals to defend against environmental threats
An international research team led by Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf...
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09-08-2021
Tropical forest fragmentation is progressing at an alarming pace
The fragmentation of tropical rainforests is progressing much more quickly...
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09-07-2021
Illegal cannabis farms infringe on crucial animal habitats
While several U.S. states have legalized medicinal and recreational use...
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