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TREX Day 3 – Plant Life

By Rayna Higuchi ’20 Today was a pants kind of day. Our group started off adventuring into the woods behind the house to take something called a transect. Professor Dave Des Marais walked 50 feet straight […]

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TREX 2018 Day 3: Rocks! Lava! Steam! Fun!

By Meghan Reisenauer ’19 Kilauea’s craters seen from above Day 3 in Hawai’i began with a hike to the Kilauea Iki crater. After stopping for photos at the lookout, where we could see both Halema’uma’u crater […]

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Splash! Raindrops Spread Pathogens Among Plants

Historical weather records have previously indicated that rainfall is correlated with appearance and spread of foliar diseases among plants, yet the mechanism governing such correlation remains unknown. A paper published in the Journal of the Royal […]

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