Tagged: biology

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Why Brambles are Brilliant

Bramble, briar, thorn-bush, blackberry, Rubus fruticosus; all names for a widespread and vigorous plant with arching stems coated in needle-sharp thorns whose success as a species has brought it into regular conflict with...

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The Homogenizing of Nature.

Homogenization means to make something ‘uniform or similar’, it is a concept with connotations of blandness and repetitiveness. It could easily be applied to Britain’s high-streets, which are increasingly becoming rows of identical...

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So, what are Bee-flies all about?

A few days ago I went for a very nice walk around a nearby reservoir in what was unseasonably very warm sunshine. The warmth and light had predictably brought all the insects out...

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Tipping the scales

Anyone who watched Autumnwatch last night will have seen the piece whereby researchers were able to derive a vast array of information about a fish from only one scale. It seemed like a...

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