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‘First flowers’ may have ‘bloomed’ in water, not on land, fossils suggest

‘First flowers’ may have ‘bloomed’ in water, not on land, fossils suggestNews from Los Angeles Times: By Amina Khan contact the reporter By analyzing more than 1,000 fossil remains, scientists have discovered that an unassuming, 130-million-year-old water-dwelling plant could be … Continue reading

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Woolly mammoths (and rhinos) ate flowers

Woolly mammoths (and rhinos) ate flowersNews from Fox News: Woolly mammoths, rhinos and other ice age beasts may have munched on high-protein wildflowers called forbs, new research suggests. And far from living in a monotonous grassland, the mega-beasts inhabited a … Continue reading

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100-Million-Year Old Amber Fossil Preserves Ancient Flowers Caught In The …

100-Million-Year Old Amber Fossil Preserves Ancient Flowers Caught In The …News from International Business Times: Researchers have discovered a “perfectly-preserved” example of sexual reproduction in flowering plants in a 100-million-year old amber fossil. A 100-million-year old amber fossil contains flowering … Continue reading

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Bees use ‘electrical SIXTH SENSE’ to nail nectar-stuffed flowers

Bees use ‘electrical SIXTH SENSE’ to nail nectar-stuffed flowersNews from Register: There’s electricity in the air when bees meet flowers: according to a new study, the blooms and approaching insects uses electrical signals to find out whether there is nectar … Continue reading

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