Barbara Pickard, Plant Mechanosensory Researcher, Dies
Barbara Pickard, Plant Mechanosensory Researcher, Dies
The mechanobiologist at Washington University in St. Louis studied how plants sense their environment.
Barbara Pickard, Plant Mechanosensory Researcher, Dies
Barbara Pickard, Plant Mechanosensory Researcher, Dies

The mechanobiologist at Washington University in St. Louis studied how plants sense their environment.

The mechanobiologist at Washington University in St. Louis studied how plants sense their environment.

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