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Researchers decipher how plants steer the development of their embryos using a hormone.              
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Mother-Child Communication in Plants

An international team led by the Freiburg plant biologist Prof. Dr. Thomas Laux has shown that mother plants guide the development of their embryos using the hormone auxin. In the future, this result might help breeders grow plants that are…

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Life-Sized Mechanical Robot of the Zhou Dynasty

From the first century before Christ to the 15th century, China held a leading position worldwide in many fields. Papermaking, printing, gunpowder, and the compass are its most recognized inventions.…

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Mother-Child Communication in Plants

An international team led by the Freiburg plant biologist Prof. Dr. Thomas Laux has shown that mother plants guide the development of their embryos using the hormone auxin. In the…

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Does Reincarnation Exist?

The concept of reincarnation is an open-ended topic. While many in the East believe in reincarnation, it is not a widely accepted phenomenon in the West. Reincarnation challenges one’s knowledge…

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Reincarnation: The Case of Luke Ruehlman

Children have a wild imagination and can be very creative when telling stories to describe their perception of things or events in their worlds. But what if the stories they…

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The Mystery of China’s Floating City

China has had many stories of “floating” cities witnessed by thousands of citizens in the respective areas in the past few years. These floating cities have also stirred a hot…

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Glassy Beads Hint of a Mysterious Missing Crater

Imperial experts have found a “breadcrumb trail” of debris from an 800,000-year-old meteor impact. Around 800,000 years ago, a 20 kilometer meteor collided with the Earth, producing a zone of…

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60-Year-Old ‘Phantom’ Mystery Now Solved

A new study has rediscovered fossil collections from a 19th century hermit that validate “phantom” fossil footprints collected in the 1950s showing dicynodonts coexisting with dinosaurs.