News tagged with climate change

Disregarded plant molecule actually a treasure

The best natural chemists out there are not scientists—they're plants. Plants have continued to evolve a rich palette of small natural chemicals and receptors since they began to inhabit land roughly 450 million years ago.

dateAug 11, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Double whammy for important Baltic seaweed

Wherever ecosystems rich in species develop on the rocky shores of the Baltic Sea, the bladder wrack Fucus vesiculosus has provided perfect groundwork. By colonizing pebbles and rocks, it creates habitats for many other species. ...

dateAug 09, 2016 in Environment
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Middle atmosphere in sync with the ocean

Water plays a major role for our planet not only in its liquid form at the surface. In the atmosphere too, it considerably affects our lives as well as weather and climate. Clouds and rainfall are one example. Water vapor, ...

dateJul 26, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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