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Terra rossa:The Red Soil

Terra rossa  is a type of red  soil produced as a result of weathering. Terra  rossa is typically found in regions with a Mediterranean climate  but can also be seen elsewhere, for example in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Compared to … Continue reading

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Parasitic Plants Rafflesia cantleyi Steal Genes from Their Hosts!!!

 New research published June 8 in BioMed Central‘s open access journal BMC Genomics reveals that the Malaysian parasitic plant Rafflesia cantleyi, with its 50cm diameter flowers, has ‘stolen’ genes from its host Tetrastigma rafflesiae. Analysis of these genes shows that … Continue reading

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