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An amino acid controls plants' breath

Plants breathe and "sweat" through stomata, microscopic pores found on leaves, stems and other plant organs. Through the stomata, plants take up carbon dioxide for photosynthesis and breathe out the products of this process, ...

dateDec 06, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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2016—an exceptional year for the LHC

It's the particles' last lap of the ring. On 5 December 2016, protons and lead ions circulated in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) for the last time. At exactly 6.02am, the experiments recorded their last collisions (also ...

dateDec 06, 2016 in General Physics
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Tailor-made membranes for the environment

The combustion of fossil energy carriers in coal and gas power plants produces waste gases that are harmful to the environment. Juelich researchers are working on methods to not only reduce such gases, but also utilize them. ...

dateNov 30, 2016 in Materials Science
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