Voices from Russia

Friday, 31 August 2012

31 August 2012. Sergei Yolkin’s World. Still Green, but with a Moustache

Still Green, but with a Moustache

Sergei Yolkin



In a paper published in the journal Science, biologists wrote that the tendrils of cucumbers have the ability to entwine and attach themselves to the branches of trees, to “jump” towards warm spots by “springing” special fibres in their cells, flexing their antennae into a spiral to “dry out”, subsequently leading to the compression of these cells.

31 August 2012

Sergei Yolkin




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