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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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Managing climate change refugia to protect wildlife

Results of a new study led by Toni Lyn Morelli, a research ecologist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Northeast Climate Science Center based at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, offer a framework for ...

dateAug 10, 2016 in Ecology
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