ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
A C-fern (Ceratopteris richardii) in a pot
Genome Spotlight: C-fern (Ceratopteris richardii)
Sequences for the model organism and two of its kin reveal how these plants got their oversized genomes.
Genome Spotlight: C-fern (Ceratopteris richardii)
Genome Spotlight: C-fern (Ceratopteris richardii)

Sequences for the model organism and two of its kin reveal how these plants got their oversized genomes.

Sequences for the model organism and two of its kin reveal how these plants got their oversized genomes.

fern
Ferns bounced back much faster than other plants after the meteor impact that wiped out the dinosaurs.
Why Did Ferns Persist When All Other Plants Perished?
Amanda Heidt | Aug 15, 2022 | 7 min read
A strange layer in the fossil record contains evidence that fern populations exploded following the mass extinction that ended the Cretaceous period. Scientists want to know why.
Image of the Day: Weevil Eye
Kerry Grens | Oct 17, 2018 | 1 min read
The Nikon photomicrography competition winners of 2018 include striking close-ups of a compound eye, a fern, and an insect’s bubble house.
ADVERTISEMENT