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Science Corner: April 2012 Archives

How do seeds know which direction to send up their shoots?

Plants sense gravity because gravity pulls the starches in the cells downward, and that indicates to the plant to grow upward.

What fossils can tell us about the Earth's atmosphere

The sun didn't always give off as much heat as it does now. Bob Fournier explains why our planet wasn't a big block of ice billions of years ago when the sun was young and cool.

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A cave in New Mexico holds secrets about bacteria

New research shows that bacteria's resistance to antibiotics may not be a new development.

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