terrestrial plants

Seaweed can be an unlimited source of biofuel

July 4th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Seaweed may prove a viable future biofuel -- especially if harvested in summer. Researchers found the best month for biofuel harvest was in July when the ... Read more...

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Fossil of first plant to grow on land found

October 13th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 13 (IANS/EFE) A team of Argentine and Belgian scientists have discovered in northwestern Argentina a 472 million-year-old fossil of the first plant to grow on land, said one of ... Read more...

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Fish don’t get their food from trees, say scientists

November 25th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): A new research has rejected a study which had suggested that fish get almost 50 percent of their carbon from trees and leaves.The research from the University of ... Read more...

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Soon, disposable batteries made from salt and paper

October 19th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 19 (ANI): A piece of wet, salty paper can make a battery that could actually hold up to one volt of electricity, say researchers.Swedish scientists hope that the new disposable ... Read more...

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Green algae serve as effective coating substrate in eco-friendly batteries

September 11th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): A group of researchers at the Angstrom Laboratory at Uppsala University in Sweden have discovered that the distinctive cellulose nanostructure of the green Cladophora algae can serve as ... Read more...

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