Shrinking leaves point to climate change

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered that recent climate change is causing leaves of some Australian plants to narrow in size.

New life for 19th-century plants

Humans have long had a knack for concentrating heavy metals that would otherwise remain at low concentrations within the environment. These human-produced pollutants can be found going back as far as one million years ago ...

Unique study isolates DNA from Linnaeus' botanical collections

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at Uppsala University has succeeded in extracting long DNA fragments from dried, pressed plant material collected in the 1700s by Linnaeus' apprentice Adam Afzelius. It is hoped that the study, ...

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