This week, we’re talking about a paper that looks at the internal selection processes happening within plants to decide which fruit makes the cut. Plus a number of interesting facts from the last days.
- When a Crop Goes Back to the Wil: Feralization
- No Effect of Selective Maturation on Fruit Traits for a Bird-Dispersed Species, Sambucus racemosa, Koyama, K.; Tashiro, M. Plants 2021, 10, 376.
- FOSSIL PLANTS found beneath MILE-DEEP GREENLAND ICE—indicating risk of rapid sea-level rise
- A multimillion-year-old record of Greenland vegetation and glacial history preserved in sediment beneath 1.4 km of ice at Camp Century
- Ancient noeggerathialean reveals the seed plant sister group diversified alongside the primary seed plant radiation
- “Pompeii of Prehistoric Plants” Unlocks Evolutionary Secret – Spectacular Fossil Plants Preserved Within a Volcanic Ash Fall
- Climate change: ‘Forever plant’ seagrass faces uncertain future
- To keep nationalism in check, nurture science solidarity World View
- The US Is Building Walls Around Science, and We’re All Poorer for It
- Introduction, adaptation and characterization of monk fruit (Siraitia grosvenorii): a non-caloric new natural sweetener
- Siraitia grosvenorii
- To Protect Local Wildlife, Feed Your Cat Meatier Meals
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