Hey! Ho! Hey! Ho! It’s a new episode of your favourite podcast about plants and pipettes. This week, we’re talking about C3 and C4 trees, the sounds of forests and how women disrupted bird research. Let’s go!
Paper of the week
Sophie N R Young, Lawren Sack, Margaret J Sporck-Koehler, Marjorie R Lundgren, Why is C4 photosynthesis so rare in trees?, Journal of Experimental Botany
Please note: we’re using ‘malate’ for ease of communication. We get that it doesn’t always have to be malate, there are other 4 carbon compounds that can do the job as well.
- Sound of forests
- women have disrupted bird research
- The ghosts of hedgerows past
- Tea by sea, cha by land
- Electronic pregnancy tests are an incredible waste of resources. Different example.
- hidden accents, paper
- Gamers help to fight Corona. Other gamers help to dissect the microbiome of humans.
- How a plant saved a Japanes island
- Woodrats have nests with antibiotics
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