Katherine Oglesby

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Phenylpropanoid biosynthesis.

2010 Jan;3(1):2-20. doi: 10.1093/mp/ssp106. Epub 2009 Dec 24.<p>1Leibniz-Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Department of Secondary Metabolism, Weinberg …

Giving Roots and Shoots Their Space: The Advanced Plant Habitat

The Advanced Plant Habitat (APH), a recent addition to the International Space Station, is is designed to test which growth conditions plants prefer …

Space

Investigating the Molecular Defense Tactics of Plants

Plants deploy an arsenal of chemical strategies to survive in their environments. Dangers are aplenty, and not just from hungry herbivores. Bacteria, …

Biology | Quanta Magazine

neuroscienceNew Brain Maps With Unmatched Detail May Change Neuroscience<p><i>By</i>Monique Brouillette<p>A technique based on genetic bar codes can easily map …

Quanta Magazine – Illuminating Science | Quanta Magazine

An ambitious study in yeast shows that the health of cells depends on the highly intertwined effects of many genes, few of which can be deleted …

World food supplies threatened by sixth mass extinction

Our Food in Danger<p>Experts have found that the planet’s sixth mass extinction event, which is already happening, is threatening more than the wild …

Learn About Organelles

• Nucleus - a membrane bound structure that contains the cell's hereditary (DNA) information and controls the cell's growth and reproduction. It is …

As Oceans Alkalized, Life Developed Bones and Shells

A critical feature of many multicellular lifeforms on Earth are hard, biological structures, such as animal bones and snail shells that are made from …

When Michel Foucault Tripped on Acid in Death Valley and Called It “The Greatest Experience of My Life” (1975)

French theorist Michel Foucault rose to international prominence with his critical histories—or “archaeologies”—of scientific knowledge and …

Stitching Together Forests Can Help Save Species, Study Finds

In the 1980s, an ecologist named Thomas Lovejoy conducted an unusual experiment in Brazil’s Amazon rain forest. As loggers moved in with chain saws to clear trees for cattle pasture north of Manaus, he asked them to leave untouched several small “islands” of forest to see how the animals within …

Ecology

'Cyborg' bacteria deliver green fuel source from sunlight

<b>Scientists have created bacteria covered in tiny semiconductors that generate a potential fuel source from sunlight, carbon dioxide and water.</b><p>The so-called "cyborg" bugs produce acetic acid, a chemical that can then be turned into fuel and plastic.<p>In lab experiments, the bacteria proved much more …

5 Actionable Steps to Overcome Negative Thinking | Inc.com

Do you remember playing with building blocks as a kid? It was fun to place one upon the other until, ultimately, they all came crashing to the ground, leading to fits of laughter. Cycles of negative thinking can result in a similar crashing-down effect on your life and business, only it's no …

Self-help

Scientists learned how babies are made by dressing frogs in pants

Silk frog pants.<p>This strange little garment provided the miracle answer to one of life’s greatest questions: Where do babies come from?<p>Our most …

13 years on Venus is almost equivalent to 8 years on Earth - and that means the two planets trace out this incredible rose-like pattern as they orbit the Sun. 🌹 This pattern is known as the rose or pentagram of Venus. 😍 🎥: Matthew Henderson using Mathematica #science #sciencealert #venus #maths #sciencevideos #sciart #math #space #planets #planet #orbit #beautiful ・・・ #Repost @sciencealert

Yes, you can improve your memory. Here's how.

Think like a memory athlete<p>Think back to grade school. Do you remember those standardized tests where you were given lists of meaningless words to memorize? Then, after taking a challenging math or reading section, you had to write down as many words from that list as you could remember? If you …

Humanity

Bombing at famed shrine in Pakistan kills 88 people, over 100 suspects, raising fears of 'emboldened' Islamic State

A brutal attack on a beloved Sufi shrine that killed 88 people raised fears that the Islamic State group has become emboldened in Pakistan, aided by an army of homegrown militants benefiting from hideouts in neighboring Afghanistan, analysts and officials said Friday.<p>Pakistani security forces have …

7 Tips for Replacing Bad Habits with Positive Habits

How to create a happy life by implementing "The Slight Edge" philosophy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether it’s smoking cigarettes, being late, drinking soft drinks, blaming others or biting our nails, we all have personal and professional bad habits that we would …

30-day plan to calm the mind and control your life - TODAY.com

Hoda Kotb's one of the busiest women in television, so it's no surprise one of her goals for the new year was to find a way to care for her mind and feel more organized. To help achieve her goals, Hoda enlisted the help of Angie Johnsey, an RN CHT-hypnotherapist and celebrity mind coach.<p>Closed …

Gardening 101: Ranunculus

<i>Ranunculus:</i> “The Little Frog”<p><i>Ranunculus</i>, especially of the buttercup variety, has a long history in legend. In Latin, its name means “little frog,” …

Cut Flowers

20 Mesmerizing Videos of Japanese Artisans Creating Traditional Handicrafts

In Japanese “tewaza” means “hand technique” or “handcraft” and, in this YouTube playlist of 20 short films, various artisanal techniques are explored …

Japan

10 Gratitude Mantras that Will Make You Appreciate What You Have

As you sit here reading these words, pause for a moment and take a quick assessment of your life. Chances are, you have access to food, shelter, and …

Gratitude

This Is How to Find Happiness: 6 Proven Secrets From Research

We all want to know how to find happiness. And the internet is chock full of advice on how to get there — but most of it is based on studies done on …

A New Map Of The Brain That Is Unlike Anything You Have Seen Before

The cerebral cortex is widely believed to be the area of the brain where thought, cognition and the processing of complex sensory information takes place. Recently, an international team of researchers used several different types of MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) data to build a new and …

The Brain

My Favorite Books on Habit and Behavior Change

One of the greatest illusions I’ve had to overcome in my life is that I’m a rational human being. Sure I try to be, and sometimes I might succeed. …

Self-improvement

The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

Let's pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe.<p>You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 meters). Every now and then, you spot a group of humans driving around on a safari taking pictures of you.<p>But it's not just your neck and their cameras that …

The 50 Things You Must Do in Texas

Whether you were born and raised in the Lone Star State or migrated here after realizing Texas is the best damn state in the whole damn country, you …

Texas

8 Ways Smart People Act Stupid

It's good to be smart. On the surface, being smart looks like easy living. But there's another side to the story.<p>Intelligent people have a reputation for making dumb mistakes, especially in situations that require common sense. The simplicity of these situations and the abundant intelligence of …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Books