Plants

Plants not guilty of making greenhouse gases

14 Jan 2009

A study led by scientists at Cambridge University and Royal Holloway, University of London, has shown that plants are not guilty of creating tens of millions of tonnes of the potent greenhouse gas methane, despite earlier reports.

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Clockwork

Clockwork plants

01 May 2008

How do plants tell the time and the passing of the seasons? Plant scientists are enlisting the help of engineers in their quest to uncover the rhythms of circadian clocks.

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under the sea

Under the sea

27 Mar 2008

Scientists explore huge volume of molten rock now frozen into the crust under the ocean’s floor.

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The Sun

Affordable solar power on the horizon

05 Oct 2007

Environmentally friendly solar panels may be an affordable alternative to conventional power sources within the next ten years, as a result of a new initiative launched this week.

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Melting is your destiny

Taking the long view on climate change

01 Sep 2007

Cambridge Earth Scientists are contributing to our understanding of the climate system by studying the history of climate change recorded in sediments deposited on the sea floor.

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Melting is your destiny

Taking the long view on climate change

01 Sep 2007

Cambridge Earth Scientists are contributing to our understanding of the climate system by studying the history of climate change recorded in sediments deposited on the sea floor.

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