White clover releases toxic cyanide as a defense mechanism called cyanogenesis to deter insect pests. A new study showed that this characteristic could be traced to hybridization from its two European clover species ancestors.
The monthly climate report from NOAA shows that July is indeed the hottest month in history. The experts said that drought and fire clouds brought by climate change will constantly occur in future summers.
New archaeogenetic findings were unearthed in two of Croatia's necropolises. The clues from the sites include Middle Bronze Age and Middle Neolithic Age remains, which are potential pieces in the missing ancestry of Europe.