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Sir Isaac Newton’s college notes detail the movement of water from roots to leaves

The natural phenomenon of transpiration was first widely proposed in 1895, and it entails the absorption of water by the plant's roots; then its subsequent transportation through the stem region due to low pressure; and ultimately its evaporation (into the atmosphere) through the surface of the leaves. And now, researchers have found a similar explanation…


6 curious aspects of the Stonehenge that still baffle us

Stonehenge and enigma go hand in hand. And perhaps a host of hypotheses over the years have rather accentuated the level of mysticism that has shrouded the 'rough-hewn giants'. However, beyond absurdity, sensationalism and 'alien interventions', the Stonehenge is still a remarkable monument in its own right. So, let us check out how these impeccably…

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