Last week, we wanted to be moss and this week science has listened to us and turned human (cells) into moss. Well kinda. Not really. A little bit. Still, we’re excited to become moss.
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- TALENT VERSUS LUCK: THE ROLE OF RANDOMNESS IN SUCCESS AND FAILURE | Advances in Complex Systems
- How Kenyans help themselves and the planet by saving mangrove trees | Science News
- Carbon Offsets: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
- Jabuticaba – Wikipedia
- Plant mitochondrial RNA editing factors can perform targeted C-to-U editing of nuclear transcripts in human cells | Nucleic Acids Research | Oxford Academic
- Temperature induced changes in Arabidopsis Rubisco activity and isoform expression
- Rapid transgenerational adaptation in response to intercropping reduces competition | eLife
- DNA from mummy’s tomb reveals ancient Egyptian origins of watermelon | New Scientist
- A 3500-year-old leaf from a Pharaonic tomb reveals that New Kingdom Egyptians were cultivating domesticated watermelon | bioRxiv
- Genome Sequencing of up to 6,000-Year-Old Citrullus Seeds Reveals Use of a Bitter-Fleshed Species Prior to Watermelon Domestication | Molecular Biology and Evolution | Oxford Academic
- A bitter mystery: Sequencing the world’s oldest plant genome | Kew
- Plants rooted in rocks | Nature Geoscience
- Composition of continental crust altered by the emergence of land plants | Nature Geoscience
- Forest vulnerability to drought controlled by bedrock composition | Nature Geoscience
- The role of colour patterns for the recognition of flowers by bees | Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
- Bees use patterns — not just colors — to find flowers — ScienceDaily
- How Many Ants Live on Earth? Scientists Came Up With an Answer : ScienceAlert
- Fascinating Study Gives a Unique Glimpse Into How Dogs See The World : ScienceAlert
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