• ScienceDaily | 4/11/2019 | Staff
    "The immune system of plants is more sophisticated than we thought," says Dr. Stefanie Ranf from the Chair of Phytopathology of the TU Munich. Together with an international research team, the...
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  • phys.org | 4/3/2019 | Staff
    When plants take in too much energy, they don't get fat—they lighten up. They absorb more sunlight than they need to power photosynthesis, and they get rid of the excess solar energy by emitting it...
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  • phys.org | 4/9/2019 | Staff
    The jeans you wear, the orange juice you drink, the laundry detergent you use: None would be possible without the activity of enzymes. Currently the enzymes used in industry are produced through an...
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  • phys.org | 10/6/2017 | Staff
    Plants have developed a robust system that stops their cell cycle in hostile environments such as abnormally hot temperatures. In response, they direct their energy to survival rather than growth.
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  • ScienceDaily | 4/4/2019 | Staff
    Upon DNA damage, plants and animals halt cell division and execute DNA repair. This response prevents the damaged cells from proliferating. NAIST Professor Masaaki Umeda has made a career studying...
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  • phys.org | 11/24/2016 | Staff
    Science-fiction writers have long envisioned human¬-machine hybrids that wield extraordinary powers. However, "super plants" with integrated nanomaterials may be much closer to reality than cyborgs.
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  • phys.org | 3/26/2019 | Staff
    Older power plants with once-through cooling systems generate about a third of all U.S. electricity, but their future generating capacity will be undercut by droughts and rising water temperatures...
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  • ScienceDaily | 3/20/2019 | Staff
    The researchers also found that it is the opposite for invertebrates, like snails and insects, as they prefer to eat plants with much less DNA. Many factors influence what herbivores such as rabbits...
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  • phys.org | 3/19/2019 | Staff
    Rabbits prefer to eat plants with plenty of DNA, according to a new study by Queen Mary University of London and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The researchers also found that it is the opposite for...
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  • ScienceDaily | 3/19/2019 | Staff
    In a study published in the Ecological Society of America's journal Ecosphere, researchers use different soil treatments mimicking flood effects in the woolly star's preferred habitat, exploring the...
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