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New type of smart windows use liquid to switch from clear to reflective

Researchers have demonstrated prototype windows that switch from reflective to clear with the simple addition of a liquid. The new switchable windows are easy…

Walnut Trees Emit Aspirin-Like Chemical to Deal With Stress

Walnut trees respond to stress by producing significant amounts of a chemical form of aspirin, scientists have discovered. The finding, by scientists at the…

Agent that triggers immune response in plants is uncovered

Now, researchers at the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research (BTI) on the Cornell campus have identified the elusive signal in the process: methyl…