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How plants tell time

Findings of a new study solve a key mystery about the chemistry of how plants tell time so they can flower and metabolize nutrients.

dateMay 16, 2017 in Biotechnology
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Detecting life in the ultra-dry Atacama Desert

Few places are as hostile to life as Chile's Atacama Desert. It's the driest non-polar desert on Earth, and only the hardiest microbes survive there. Its rocky landscape has lain undisturbed for eons, exposed to extreme temperatures ...

dateApr 21, 2017 in Space Exploration
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