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Why don't plants get sunburn?

The one fact about plants that most people probably remember from school is that they use sunlight to make their own food. That process, photosynthesis, means that plants are dependent on sunlight. But as anyone who's forgotten ...

dateJul 12, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Tracking climate change? Use the daily highs

Scientists using long-term surface temperature data to track climate change caused by greenhouse gases would be best served using only daily high temperature readings without the nighttime lows, according to new research ...

dateMay 03, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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