Monthly Archives: July 2015

Fire, Flood, and Climate Change

The BioPhiles has been on vacation, which found me winging across the Atlantic on an Icelandair jet named Katla. I normally take little notice of the name of airplanes, but in this case, an A4 decal next to the door … Continue reading

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Microscopic Perfumers – Microorganisms Impact Floral Scents

The scent of a flower is a complex chemical cocktail that can include more than fifty different chemicals called volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that are produced in varying amounts by the plant. The combination of different compounds in varying amounts … Continue reading

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