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The Wood-Wide Web, 1 Trillion Trees, Gorilla Festivals, And Teeny Robots

The Wood-Wide Web, 1 Trillion Trees, Gorilla Festivals, And Teeny Robots

A month's worth of cool science stories summed up.

Wood-wide Web, 1 Trillion Trees, Gorilla Festivals, and Teeny Robots (July 2019 Monthly Roundup)

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 13:45

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

On this monthly roundup, Alistair Jennings from Inside Science sums up some of July's most interesting science: the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, planting 1 trillion trees on Earth, gorilla hangouts, robots and cyborgs, and how one tree gets by with a little help from its friends.


1:One Giant Leap for Mankind: The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

2: The global tree restoration potential

3: Medieval megadroughts in the American Southwest

4: Stabilizing the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

5: Future distribution of an iconic species in Joshua Tree National Park

6: Mostly female loggerhead sea turtles

7: Gorilla social structures

8: How a leafless tree stump survives

9: Tree Stump Stays Alive with a Little Help from Neighboring Trees

10: Millirobots

11: Artificial skin

12: Artificial muscle

13: Micro bristle bots

14: Cross-talking parasitic plants

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Alistair Jennings headshot, lab.

Ali Jennings has his PhD in neuroscience from University College London.