Stories of 2015: September

There was an obvious star attraction in September on our Facebook page, but behind that there was quite a mix of other stories.


8800 viewers made the post the Martian our most popular Facebook post. Botany needed a likeable hero, and Matt Damon delivered.

Also film-oriented was news of a new website to attract pre-university students into botany, called IntoBiology. In September we admired the branding, and so did 5796 viewers.

Finally 4340 of you got to see the typo that escaped us when we posted on Secondary phloem diversity and evolution in Bignonieae

Tomorrow things take a darker turn for October.

Written by Alun Salt

Alun is the Producer for Botany One. It's his job to keep the server running. He's not a botanist, but started running into them on a regular basis while working on writing modules for an Interdisciplinary Science course and, later, helping teach mathematics to Biologists. His degrees are in archaeology and ancient history.

August in Australia

Stories of 2015: August

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