Archive: 16/09/2010

Toward resolving Darwin's 'abominable mystery'

What, in nature, drives the incredible diversity of flowers? This question has sparked debate since Darwin described flower diversification as an 'abominable mystery.' The answer has become a lot clearer, according to scientists ...

dateSep 16, 2010 in Evolution
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Global project underway to preserve yam biodiversity

Farmers and crop scientists worldwide are engaged in an ambitious new effort to add 3,000 yam samples to international genebanks with the aim of saving the diversity of a crop that is consumed by 60 million people on a daily ...

dateSep 16, 2010 in Ecology
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