Welwitschia focus of two articles
Welwitschia was the subject of two articles by William (Ned)Friedman published in the American Journal of Botany. In one, Ned describes the development of the female reproductive structures and fertilization in Welwitchia. In the companion commentary, he discusses the evolving names of these structures throughout history. abstract »
Rebecca Povilus was awarded a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (NSF DDIG). Congratulations Becky!
Funding for climate change research
Elizabeth Wolkovich was awarded funding from the William F. Milton Fund to support her research on climate change. Congratulations Lizzie!