Many animals eat plants. Some plants eat animals. While the first scenario is not puzzling, the second still holds some mysteries, even for scientists. How, exactly, does a plant know how or when to eat an animal?
In the case of the Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) one of the world’s most famous and mesmerising plant carnivores it’s all a matter of timing. Whether you’re a fly or a spider, a beetle, or a grasshopper, timing is absolutely crucial if you want to avoid becoming lunch.
Covid-19 Ireland cases today update: 939 new infections as three more deaths confirmed – Irish Mirror
The latest figures have been released by the Department of Health this evening
A total of 939 new coronavirus cases have been announced in Ireland, while three more deaths have been confirmed.
It brings the total number of infections here to 58,067 since the pandemic began.
The latest figures have been released by the Department of Health this evening.
Dublin is once again the hardest-hit region in the country, recording 262 further infections.
This was followed by Cork with 96, while 61 new cases were reported in Meath, 53 in Galway, 51 in Donegal and the
remaining 413 are…
Life in Tier 2 cities elsewhere as Plymouth COVID-19 cases rise – Plymouth Live
With talks Plymouth could be headed for a Tier 2 lockdown, we spoke to some other local businesses in the UK about how they have found the tighter restrictions
The city has seen a surge in coronavirus cases in the last week, and health bosses have warned that we could be headed for tighter restrictions if figures continue to increase.
COVID-19 cases have surged by 350 in just one week, and there are now coronavirus clusters in every single part of Plymouth, with more than half of the city’s defined areas currently at more than 10, according to the latest figures.
The latest Government and Public Health England data has revealed the parts of Plymouth which…
Utah hospitals could start rationing health care at overwhelmed facilities, hospital association says – CNN
Utah hospitals could be days away from using a patient’s age, health and other factors to decide who can remain in overcrowded intensive care units due to an onslaught…
(CNN)Utah hospitals could be days away from using a patient’s age, health and other factors to decide who can remain in overcrowded intensive care units due to an onslaught of Covid-19 cases.
A group of administrators representing Utah’s hospitals presented Gov. Gary Herbert with a list of “criteria they propose doctors should use if they are forced to decide which patients can stay in overcrowded intensive care units,” The Salt Lake Tribune reported.
They told Herbert that they’d need to put…
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