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Plant Roots

František Baluška: Evolutionary Science 'Stuck' on Wrong Track, Situation 'Out of Control'

Suzan Mazur | Posted 06.13.2015 | Science
Suzan Mazur

Plants arrive much later in evolutionary history than animals -- hundreds of millions of years later. And Baluška thinks they arose as a result of the symbiosis of fungi and algae. He argues, contrary to the standard view, that rooted plants are not "advanced algae."

Plant Roots: When Biology Is More Than Biology

Jesse Silverberg | Posted 10.08.2012 | Science
Jesse Silverberg

2012-10-08-plant.jpgOkay, it's a mouth full, but if that doesn't grab you, let me just say watching 100 hours of plant growth in under 10 seconds in 3-D is pretty awesome.