December 1, 2021

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Tracking Plant Genetics Through Art

Just like animals, plants evolve and change over time. And you might think we’d be looking for things like fossils to figure out how they’ve changed, but some scientists are using a far less traditional resource: art.

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Understanding Plant Evolution Through Art

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