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Monthly Archives: December, 2016

Twitter versus Facebook: November 2016

November showed how social media isn't just about pretty pictures. Sometimes pretty pictures are popular, but for our audience, they need to be backed by science.

Twitter versus Facebook: October 2016

October was a mixed month. We lost a botanist in terrible circumstances. There was some hope though.

The fundamental elements of plant construction *

The recent confirmation of the names of four new chemical elements is a tribute to the creative powers of humankind. It also shows how...

Twitter versus Facebook: September 2016

In September you liked flowers. You liked them fast and you liked them colourful.

Twitter versus Facebook: August 2016

In August you had a daring sense of style, both with images and the moves and rhymes to go with them.

Twitter versus Facebook: July 2016

Our Twitter and Facebook audiences don't always agree on what they find interesting, but they both agreed that there was a problem in July.

Twitter versus Facebook: June 2016

This month we learn plants can give and they can take away, but both Nature Plants and AoB PLANTS are happy to give.

Twitter versus Facebook: May 2016

We started May with a revolution. https://twitter.com/AnneOsterrieder/status/730775398158569472 Things are happening behind the scenes (for example the site has been breaking on mobile phones). She'll be responsible...

Twitter versus Facebook: April 2016

April saw our readers choosing quite different posts on different channels but, as Nigel Chaffey would point out, it's all inter-connected.

It’s the taste of flesh* that makes a Sundew salivate**

If you want to get a Sundew to feed on its prey, it has to do more than just wriggle.

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A key protein may help trigger germination in Arabidopsis seeds

Seed germination is a critical step in the life cycle of flowering plants. Since seeds contain limited reserves, seed germination has to...

Daffodils and Snowdrops react differently to warming seasons

Daffodils and Snowdrops need the right temperatures in a few seasons to germinate. Will a changing climate cause problems?

Changes in How a Plant Breathes Aren’t Always Matched by Changes in Its Anatomy

You can't predict how a Yucca gloriosa will react to drought from its anatomy alone.

New grapevine model better predicts whole-canopy gas exchange

Models considering only the maximum photosynthetic capacity for all leaves over-estimated net carbon dioxide exchange by nearly a third.