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Researching for a book about plants, I came across this, in Hansard, a @UKParliament debate in more innocent times. Maybe the world needs more maupygernon. Or maybe it doesn't. #RecipeOfTheDay #recipes #80trees @HansardSociety

Researching artichoke (Cynara cardunculus) today. *Lots* of modern references to Cynara in #GreekMythology being turned into a plant by Zeus. But, no proper sources, academically researched, or eg Horace? Grateful for pointers! #mythology #ancientgreece @guide2greekmyth

Hi #Cambridge! Illustrated talk on fun and surprising world of trees; history and science, this Wed. eve 23rd Oct. Mill Rd. Still 20 tickets left. Grateful for copious r/t. @Cambridge_Uni @CUBG_curators @Cambslive @visitcambridge #nature @BBCCambs

I could watch this for hours. Lotus leaves have wonderfully self cleaning surfaces...

Martin Tetard is a micropalaeontologist who studies tiny fossils in order to investigate the climate of the distant past. His low-cost, open-source Raspberry Pi-powered microscope, called microscoPI, captures and analyses microfossil images automatically:

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