Unique sections of coral DNA can indicate a higher tolerance to environmental stress, researchers have revealed for the first time.
Plants tell time. Not the way we do – for example, it's 3.40pm, time to pick up the kids. But like animals, plants can sense that winter is coming and it's time to drop leaves.
Scientists have mapped changes in composition of plant cell walls over space and time, providing new insights into the development and growth of all plants.
By analysing the language of 65,000 Facebook users, researchers have found that females used language that was characteristic of compassion and politeness, while masculine language was more hostile and impersonal.