The evolution of woodiness is still happening today, particularly in these areas that are known as natural laboratories of evolution: islands.
Researchers from the Departments of Biology and Archaeology, Oxford, have revealed the scale of parasitic worm infections in Britain from the Prehistoric to the early Victorian periods.
“bullseye patterns have long been known to improve the attractiveness of flowers to pollinators by increasing their visibility.”
Scientists for the first time have recovered DNA from cement on hairs taken from mummified remains that date back 1,500-2,000 years. Skin cells from the scalp become encased in the cement produced […]
Estimates of how many species of ferns there are ranges from 10,500 to 15,000.
Cauliflowers, and Romanescos in particular, are in fact buds that are designed to become flowers but which never reach their goal.
“Yasuhiro Oba and colleagues may have found the missing link between interstellar space, planet formation and the synthesis of life through the mechanisms that resolve the ‘water paradox’ outlined by Michael Marshall.”
An on site recording station was set up where the information could be collated and displayed.
This Saturday, 19th August, volunteers will be recording the flora and fauna found there in what is being called ” A Bio Blitz” of Happy Valley.
To name all the flowers found in this neighbourhood would be to give almost the complete flora of the county