plants

Biologist warn of early stages of a sixth mass extinction event

Posted in Featured, Science on 26th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Biodiversity may be reaching a tipping point:

Study: Species disappearing far faster than before

Posted in Science on 30th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

Species of plants and animals are becoming extinct at least 1,000 times faster than they did before humans arrived on the scene.

NASA wants to plant a garden on Mars by 2021

Posted in Science on 7th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

Dubbed the Mars Plant Experiment (MPX), NASA would like to see if it could get a few flowers to grow while subjected to Martian radiation.

Backing up the Worlds Food Supply With 800,000 Plant Species on Ice

Posted in Science on 17th Mar, 2014
by Alex Muller

The doomsday vault keeps the worlds agricultural heritage in deep freeze.

Chemical process turns any plant matter, even trees, into biofuels

Posted in Science on 21st Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

Nearly any plant material can be broken down into simple sugars.