News tagged with plants

Light-sensitive 'eyes' in plants

Most plants try to turn towards the sun. Scientists from the University of Gothenburg have worked with Finnish colleagues to understand how light-sensitive proteins in plant cells change when they discover ...

May 05, 2014 4 / 5 (1) 0

Measuring vegetation status by photography

Quick and efficient measurement to assess vegetation in natural ecosystems around Australia is being made possible by a University of Adelaide research project combining computer vision and environmental science.

May 02, 2014 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

Algae 'see' a wide range of light

(Phys.org) —Aquatic algae can sense an unexpectedly wide range of color, allowing them to sense and adapt to changing light conditions in lakes and oceans. The study by researchers at UC Davis was published ...

May 01, 2014 5 / 5 (2) 0