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Scientists Develop New Houseplant That Cleanses Your Home of the Worst Chemicals in the Air
Science & Tech  (tags: plant, scientists, environment )

- 189 days ago -
This brand new houseplant goes one step beyond air filters by cleansing the air of common chemicals such as benzene, chloroform, and formaldehyde.
End Hunger Worldwide - Lettuce Evolve New Sustainable Food Systems
Science & Tech  (tags: Lettuce, evolve, end, hunger, vertical, deployable, aquaponic, planter, DAP, system, hydroponics, gardening, sustainable, agriculture, organic, green, enviornmental, fresh, food, plant, farm, eco, water, clean, poverty, how, to, permanently, africa )

- 2794 days ago -
This is a vertically stacked Aquaponic unit that combines a planter and reservoir in one unit. It uses fish waste to fertilize plants within the system. It uses 80-90% less water than soil farming, while producing higher plant yields. Drought resistant.
New Mistletoe Species Discovered By Kew Gardens Experts
Science & Tech  (tags: species, plant, garden, orchid )

- 3131 days ago -
A new species of tropical mistletoe has been described by scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in London.
Hormone Acting as 'Molecular Glue' Could Boost Plant Immune Systems
Science & Tech  (tags: Hormone, Molecular Glue, Plant, Immune Systems )

- 3206 days ago -
The discovery of a hormone acting like molecular glue could hold a key to bolstering plant immune systems and understanding how plants cope with environmental stress.
Giant Rat-Eating Nepenthes Plant Named After David Attenborough -
Science & Tech  (tags: plant, Phillipines, David Attenborough, nepenthes )

- 3622 days ago -
He may be best known for his mellifluous tones and gentle manner, but for one group of botanists Sir David Attenborough clearly conjures up different associations. Explorers who discovered a new species of giant rodent-eating carnivorous plant
Many Mammals May Have Origin in India
Science & Tech  (tags: mammals, India, plant, tooth, science )

- 4266 days ago -
Many present day plant and animal species might have their origin in India, a new find has suggested. Scientists have suggested the new theory after the discovery of a 66-million-year old tooth in India.
The Scientist : Plants, Animals Share Signaling System
Science & Tech  (tags: plant, study )

- 4308 days ago -
For the first time, scientists have provided concrete evidence that endosome-mediated signaling occurs in plants, not just in animals, according to a new report in Genes and Development.
Clever Plants Chat Over Their Own Network -- Signs of the Times News
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, plant, interesting, communication )

- 4309 days ago -
Therefore plants are not boring and passive organisms that just stand there waiting to be cut off or eaten up. Many plants form internal communications networks and are able to exchange information efficiently.
New Plant and Animal Species Found in Vietnam
Science & Tech  (tags: vietnam, animal, plant, discovery, new species )

- 4310 days ago -
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- Scientists have discovered 11 new species of plants and animals in Vietnam, including a snake, two butterflies and five orchid varieties, the World Wildlife Fund said Wednesday. The new species were found in a remote region known as
Plants 'Chat' Over Their...Network!
Science & Tech  (tags: garden, food, interesting, research, weird, study, plant, scientists )

- 4311 days ago -
Hey Baby Boomers! Remember the book, "The Secret Life of Plants"??? Turns out the author was correct. Who knew? A new research project found a way to document how they warn each other when a threat is near. I'll never pick fresh salad again!
Study: Plant-Animal Diversity Is Dwindling
Science & Tech  (tags: plant, animal, genetic diversity, species diversity, biodiversity )

- 4311 days ago -
A U.S. study suggested that human activities are eliminating the biological diversity in plants and animals at an unprecedented rate. This is one of the first studies to show that genetic diversity and species diversity depend on each other.
New Species Found in Vietnam's Green Corridor
Science & Tech  (tags: plant, species, Vietnam, animals )

- 4313 days ago -
A raft of new species of animals and plants has been found by scientists in a remote area of Vietnam. They include 2 butterflies, a snake, 5 orchids and 3 other types of plant. Another 10 plant species, including four more orchids, are still being studied

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