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Corpse flower in Mount Lofty Botanic Garden is grown from seed planted about 10 years ago

Corpse flower in Mount Lofty Botanic Garden is grown from seed planted about 10 years ago

In the Mount Lofty Botanic Garden near Adelaide, thousands of people lined up for getting a glimpse of an unusual flower that has a foul smell, like that of rotting flesh. It is about 2 metres in height.

Commonly known as the corpse flower, the Amorphophallus titanium has started opening in the garden's glasshouse on Monday.

Study shows How California’s Drought puts 888 Million Trees at Increased risk of Dying

Study shows How California’s Drought puts 888 Million Trees at Increased risk of Dying

With the help of aerial imaging, researchers has shed light on ongoing Californian drought’s impact on state’s 888 million trees since the beginning of drought in 2011. A new Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences published study shows trees are dying due to the devastating drought.

Video Of Pluto Launched By NASA

Video Of Pluto Launched By NASA

Pluto’s first official video has been launched this week by the New Horizons team of NASA. The LEISA infrared imaging spectrometer was utilized by the New Horizons team to shoot this video. The fact of water ice existing on Pluto was validated by the team through the use of this technology.

Lady Liberty To Get New Life

Lady Liberty To Get New Life

Researchers are trying to make a clone of the Lady Liberty cypress tree at Big Tree Park in Seminole County. With the aim of collecting fresh tissue of the tree, three climbers ascended the tree on December 28 2015. The trunk of the tree is 10 feet in thickness and the tree itself is about 90 feet tall.

UCLA researchers develop light-weight metal with impressive strength using magnesium, silicon carbide nanoparticles

UCLA researchers develop light-weight metal with impressive strength using magnesium, silicon carbide nanoparticles

UCLA researchers have come up with a light-weight impressively strong metal, using magnesium and silicon carbide nanoparticles. The team of researchers has said that the metal created by using silicon carbide nanoparticles on molten magnesium has an amazing strength-to-weight ratio.

UCLA Team creates exceptionally strong light-weight metal with silicon carbide and magnesium

UCLA Team creates exceptionally strong light-weight metal with silicon carbide and magnesium

Researchers have created a new metal by infusing magnesium with ceramic silicon carbide nanoparticles. The infusion resulted in the formation of a high-strength super metal which is extremely light in weight. The metal was developed in the labs of Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

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