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Unwinding the Cucumber Tendril Mystery

Watch plants grow (with time lapse)… or specifically, learn more about cucumber plant tendril coil movement and why it was confounding to scientists for so long. From 2012, this is Science Friday’s Unwinding the Cucumber Tendril Mystery.

In the archives, more of nature’s wonders: the wild plants of Japan, growing radish seeds, growing wheat grass, and How do trees survive winter?

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