News tagged with plants

Grow fresh food in your home—vertically

In many places in the world, fresh fruits and vegetables are hard to come by—and not just in the places you'd think. Often, certain areas within cities, called nutritional islands, have the lowest levels of access to these ...

dateOct 30, 2017 in Biotechnology
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Peat bogs defy the laws of biodiversity

WSL scientists working with a team of researchers from across Europe have found that peat bogs, despite their low biodiversity, can effectively withstand both moderate and glacial climates. That finding stands to change the ...

dateOct 27, 2017 in Environment
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Late Tiassic terrestrial ecosystem changes

The Norian Chinle Formation in the Southwestern United States provides a snapshot into an ancient terrestrial ecosystem with its famous petrified tree trunks and various plant and vertebrate remains. The fossil plant assemblages, ...

dateOct 26, 2017 in Environment
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