Friday, May 21, 2010

Old Beans

This is really cool: 4,000 year old lentils ready to be planted. Scientists at a Turkish university are attempting to transfer 17 lentil plants from the lab to the outdoors. Those 17 plants? Were germinated from three - just three - seeds found during an archaeological dig. Amazing.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Radio Silence

My apologies for not checking in here for a little while. I recently had a death in the family and have been busy elsewhere. Hope to be posting again soon. Thanks for your patience!