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02-01-2023
Can plants adapt to rapid warming and drought?
At a time when global warming is making many regions of our planet hotter and drier, deserts are relatively new biomes that have grown substantially over the past 30 million years, with vast arid areas like those covering much of North America emerging only during the past five to seven million years. Thus, a better understanding of how several species of plants have invaded these harsh environments and were able to survive could help predict how ecosystems will fare in a drier, hotter future. According to a...
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05-13-2018
Seasonal allergies intense? Climate change may be to blame
If you think your seasonal allergies are worse than usual...
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05-11-2018
Mixed forests are more economically and ecologically valuable
Forests with a diverse mix of plants and trees are...
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05-03-2018
Mistletoe has lost most of its respiratory ability
Mistletoe, or Viscum album, is a parasitic plant that latches...
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05-02-2018
Plants talk to each other through the soil to determine growth
While plants may not have mouths to talk or hands...
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04-30-2018
36 million urban trees vanishing every year in the United States
36 million urban trees vanishing every year in the United...
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04-27-2018
One of the world’s most invasive species cannot be killed
The invasion of Japanese knotweed is challenging scientists who are...
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04-27-2018
Just a small dose of medical marijuana combats stress, depression
Researchers at Washington State University (WSU) have investigated how smoking...
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04-26-2018
The complicated truth about using garlic as medicine
Garlic makes food better – that’s just a fact. You...
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04-24-2018
New app “Am I Stoned?” helps make marijuana use safer
Both medical and recreational marijuana have become increasingly legalized on...
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04-24-2018
Trees with grassy areas help keep cities cool during summer
Trees and other plants have a cooling effect on the...
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04-24-2018
Hemp could one day be used to fight ovarian cancer
One of the first studies to examine the medicinal potential...
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04-22-2018
Want to help the planet this Earth Day? Here's how
Earth Day is a good time to stop and think...
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