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Scientists discover unreported plant body part

(The Company of Biologists) A previously unreported anatomical structure named the ‘cantil’ has been described in the popular plant model, Arabidopsis thaliana. Scientists from The Pennsylvania State University, USA, reveal that the cantil forms between the stem and flower-bearing stalk when flowering is delayed. Published in the journal Development, this study highlights that there are still discoveries to be made, even in some of the most meticulously studied species, and provides new clues for understanding conditional growth in plants.

Gov. Wolf says state has been impacted by global warming – WBNG-TV

(WBNG) — In Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf announced how the state plans to fund its fight against global warming. The commonwealth is in the process of joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a collaboration between the northeastern states to reduce…

Researchers Now Have AI Device to Sniff Out Cancer in Blood Samples With 95% Accuracy For Hard to Detect Types

An odor-based test that sniffs out vapors emanating from blood samples was able to distinguish between benign and pancreatic and ovarian cancer cells with up to 95 percent accuracy, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine. The findings suggest that the Penn-developed tool — […]

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For early amphibians, a new lifestyle meant a new spine

(University of Pennsylvania) A new study led by Penn paleontologist Aja Carter documents distinct patterns in how early amphibians’ spines evolved. Certain modifications, the research team found, correlated with the animals’ habitat: terrestrial or aquatic.

Climate policy models need to get real about people — here’s how – Nature.com

COMMENT 08 June 2021 To predict how society and political systems might actually respond to warming, upgrade integrated assessment models. Wei Peng Wei Peng is at the School of International Affairs and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn…

Is climate change to blame for increase in tornadoes in Pennsylvania? – The Intelligencer

It sounded like a freight train barreling toward his house. “I was going to get my wife and go into the basement. We didn’t have time,” Michael Haggerty said of the tornado that tore through his Doylestown neighborhood last August. “(My…

Is climate change to blame for increase in tornadoes in Pennsylvania? – Bucks County Courier Times

It sounded like a freight train barreling toward his house. “I was going to get my wife and go into the basement. We didn’t have time,” Michael Haggerty said of the tornado that tore through his Doylestown neighborhood last August. “(My…

WaPo ‘Fact Checker’ Headline LIES On Biden’s Coal-Miner Ancestor LIE

Fact-checkers came running to President Biden’s defense again. In Sunday’s Washington Post, “fact-checker” Glenn Kessler wrote an article headlined “Biden’s claim that his ‘great grandpop’ was a coal miner mostly pans out.” But if you read the actual article…it doesn’t pan out….

Climate Depot Founder RIPS Media Still Pushing Gore’s Debunked Climate Alarmism

Climate Depot founder Marc Morano spoke with the Media Research Center about former Vice President Al Gore’s useless 2006 eco-extremist film An Inconvenient Truth after its 15th anniversary on Monday. The key point? Several major, disastrous predictions Gore made in…

Climate change-resistant corals could provide lifeline to battered reefs

(University of Pennsylvania) Corals that withstood a severe bleaching event and were transplanted to a different reef maintained their resilient qualities, according to a new study led by Katie Barott of the University of Pennsylvania.