Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Blowing in the wind: how hidden flower features are crucial for bees

New research reveals that velcro-like cells on plant petals play a crucial role in helping bees grip flowers.

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Katrina Alcorn, Heather Whitney and Beverley Glover (2012). 'Flower movement increases pollinator preference for flowers with better grip', doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2012.02009.x is published in Functional Ecology on Tuesday 29 May 2012.

Monday, May 14, 2012

First scholar on new Rwandan scholarship scheme

This term sees the arrival in Cambridge of Celestin Ukozehasi, who has been selected as the first recipient of the Rwanda Cambridge Scholarship. He will be studying for a PhD in Plant Sciences, and will be a member of Wolfson College.

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