What we’re reading- Jan 10, 2014

How to Freeze and Defrost a Frog
Amazing video of the daily freeze-thaw cycle wood frogs go through in a day!

Evolution of Angiosperms into Freezing Environments
The evolution of small water transport vesicles and senescing tissues allowed angiosperms to colonize colder environments. These traits may have evolved before expansion into new environments.

Mangrove Forests Expand Northwards
As extreme cold days have decreased, mangrove forests have expanded northwards along Florida’s Atlantic coast.


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