This week, we’re going cave diving. Not too deep though, we still need a little bit of light to find a moss. We also talk plant forensics and about the cooles news in plant science.
- What does ‘cheugy’ mean? And more importantly, are you a cheug?
- Schistostega pennata, also called goblin gold, Dragon’s gold, luminous moss or luminescent moss
- Picture on twitter
- Mark Spencer (on twitter)
- BBC Radio 4 – The Life Scientific on Mark Spencer
- Scientists keep ignoring ugly plants. That’s a big problem
- Plant scientists’ research attention is skewed towards colourful, conspicuous and broadly distributed flowers
- Herbivore dung stoichiometry drives competition between savanna trees and grasses
- Just 20 Companies Produce Over 55% of All Single-Use Plastic Waste in The World
- Flows (Interactive Flow Chart for Single Use plastic production)
- An illuminating possibility for stroke treatment: Nano-photosynthesis
- 100 important questions for plant science research – revisited! – Journals
- The membrane-localized protein kinase MAP4K4/ TOT3 regulates thermomorphogenesis
- A prion-like domain in ELF3 functions as a thermosensor in Arabidopsis
- Phytochromes function as thermosensors in Arabidopsis
- Circadian rhythms driving a fast‐paced root clock implicate species‐specific regulation in Medicago truncatula
- Diploid, triploid, tetraploid – chromatin organization in polyploid watermelon
- Why Cats Love to Sit in Boxes—Even Fake Ones, According to Science
- Joram’s tiktok: @sciencejoram
Our opening and closing music is Caravana by Phillip Gross
Until next time!