Plants

02.09.17
Algae can survive nearly a year and a half in outer space
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Algae can survive nearly a year and a half in outer space

The plants returned to Earth after 530 days outside the International Space Station.

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12.26.16
Ultrafast lasers capture elusive photosynthesis reactions
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Ultrafast lasers capture elusive photosynthesis reactions

The process could lead to cheaper fuels made with artificial photosynthesis.

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12.07.16
NASA mission will study Earth's 'breathing' from space
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NASA mission will study Earth's 'breathing' from space

A satellite will monitor plant life to see how it influences the planet's carbon cycle.

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11.08.16
Gnome is a smart garden system for urban horticulturalists
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Gnome is a smart garden system for urban horticulturalists

Solar sensors and radio signals are a lot more useful than statues of small bearded men.

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09.21.16
The SproutsIO smart microgarden nurtures your inner botanist
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The SproutsIO smart microgarden nurtures your inner botanist

Even you (yes, you) can learn the secret to bigger tomatoes.

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06.07.16
ICYMI: Plant-powered, self-moving robot and safer spacecraft
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ICYMI: Plant-powered, self-moving robot and safer spacecraft

A geodesic sphere can move to whichever patch of sun the plants inside it tell it to.

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04.27.16
Plants might know when to bloom by remembering seasons
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Plants might know when to bloom by remembering seasons

Misfolded proteins that cause diseases in animals could be beneficial to plants.

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01.22.16
Venus flytraps are far from 'dumb'
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Venus flytraps are far from 'dumb'

New research explains the plant's digestive process and how it can identify a meal from a false alarm.

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