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Plant Biology: March 2014


When we send probes to other worlds (such as Mars) to look for evidence of past life, we are sending them to look for fossils.

Sea anemone shows a genomic landscape surprisingly similar to human genome, but also displays regulatory mechanisms similar to plants.

Researchers from the British Antarctic Survey and Reading University have demonstrated that, after over 1,500 years frozen in Antarctic ice, moss can come back to life and continue to grow.