World’s tiniest snail fits inside the eye of a needle

October 8, 2015 by  
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Tiny living has taken on a whole new meaning with the discovery of a new mollusk in China . The world’s tiniest land snail, also known as Angustopila dominikae , was found in Guangxi Province, China. The little guy takes residence in a spiral shell smaller than one millimeter. That’s so tiny that it fits snugly inside the eye of a needle. Read the rest of World’s tiniest snail fits inside the eye of a needle

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Seed searchers seek super sunflowers for key to climate change resilience

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Implementing solutions to climate change will require big ideas and an even bigger mobilization of resources, but high technology doesn’t always have the answers. Plant physiologist Laura Marek and research botanical Gerald Seiler are seed searchers who have spent the past 11 years searching for sunflowers that, in their ability to quickly adapt to environmental changes, may hold the key to boosting resilience against climate change. Read the rest of Seed searchers seek super sunflowers for key to climate change resilience

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