Conifer cones bear their ages well, and still move it
5 monthes ago - By Science Daily
Fossil conifer cones can still move their individual seed scales after millions of years, biologists have found. The cones analyzed in a new study represent the oldest known plant structures that are still capable of movement and can also serve as a model for bioinspired technical applications with low maintenance requirements.
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