Hacking code of leaf vein architecture solves mysteries, allows predictions of past climate

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 04:30 in Astronomy & Space

(Phys.org) -- UCLA life scientists have discovered new laws that determine the construction of leaf vein systems as leaves grow and evolve. These easy-to-apply mathematical rules can now be used to better predict the climates of the past using the fossil record.

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