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Moss frozen for 400 years grows again

Thursday, 30 May 2013

Plants entombed under ice in Canada’s far north for centuries have come back to life after exposure to air and sunlight, Canadian researchers have found.

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Seeking the light

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

They can tell blue from red, night from day, and a sunny spring afternoon from the autumn gloom. Plants can see, but not quite like you and I do.

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Greenpeace destroys CSIRO wheat GM trial

Thursday, 14 July 2011 - 75 comments

In the early hours of July 14, Greenpeace protestors gained illegal entry into an experimental CSIRO operated farm near Canberra and destroyed a crop of genetically modified (GM) wheat.

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Nature’s best examples of symbiosis

Monday, 27 December 2010

From hitchhiking anemones to fungus-farming ants, here are eight examples of symbiosis in nature.

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