Have you heard of fynbos? This week, we discuss how the fynbos ecosystem withstands turning into a forest, what problems arise from academic bullying and why you’d pump nectar out of a flower.
- Fynbos plants hold their ground with the world’s thinnest roots | Science News
- Audouinia capitata (L.) Brongn.
- Smokey the Gardener | Science News
- Fynbos – Wikipedia
- Biome boundary maintained by intense belowground resource competition in world’s thinnest-rooted plant community | PNAS
- The tale of two international women in 20th century plant science | John Innes Centre
- Irma Andersson-Kottö – Wikipedia
- Anna Atkins | `ADIANTUM CUNEATUM (FROM THE CONSERVATORY AT CHATSWORTH)’ | MutualArt
- The opinion piece about bullying in academics on twitter
- Gender Paygap Bot on Twitter
- The largest population of a rare, protected orchid found in a military base in Corsica — ScienceDaily
- Structural dynamics of real and modelled Solanum stamens: implications for pollen ejection by buzzing bees
- Structural dynamics of real and modelled Solanum stamens: implications for pollen ejection by buzzing bees (on biorXiv)
- Pollinators like their flowers with a dash of salt | Science | AAAS
- An extinct rat shows CRISPR’s limits for resurrecting species | Science News
Our opening and closing music is Caravana by Phillip Gross
Until next time!