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Posts tagged growth

November 21, 2013

 

A mother holds her infant's hand.

A Parent’s Touch

A parent's caress is crucial to babies' health and growth.

July 30, 2012

 

exposed tree roots on a river edge

How Roots Know to Grow Down

Many plants roots grow deep down into the soil, but how does the plant know which way is down?

November 13, 2008

 

Shade-vs-Sun light

Shade Avoidance Syndrome (SAS)

Have you ever seen some shaded plants grow tall and spindly very fast, while ones in sunlight are shorter and thicker? Well there is an answer...

June 2, 2005

 

Skin Tags

Have you spotted a strange mole, only to discover it doesn’t really resemble a mole at all? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 31, 2005

 

Dwarf Mistletoe a Huge Problem

As if ordinary mistletoe didn’t already spell trouble for trees, its cousin the dwarf mistletoe is a huge problem. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 24, 2005

 

The Magic of Maggots

Maggots are the first live animals to get FDA approval for use as a medical device. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 14, 2004

 

weights

All About Human Growth Hormone Or hGH

Have you ever heard about hGH, human growth hormone?

September 27, 2003

 

Grass in the daylight

Why Mowing the Lawn Doesn’t Kill the Grass

Ever wonder how grass survives the sharp blades of a lawn mower? Learn about replenishing grasses on this Moment of Science.

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