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December 21, 2011

 

acorns on the floor

Acorn Productive Vs White-Footed Mouse: The Saga Continues

In years that the white-footed mouse population is low, acorn production is high. In years when there are a lot of mice, the oak trees produce few acorns. Why?

August 11, 2011

 

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Why Do We Age Wine In Wooden Barrels?

Have you ever wondered why winemakers store wine in oak barrels instead of plastic containers?

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