Plants Evolve For Colder Temperatures: Evolution On Access Utah

Jan 10, 2014

USU Ecologist Dan McGlinn studies how ancient plants and modern plants are related, and how plants have adjusted to colder temperatures.
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Utah State University ecologist Daniel McGlinn was  part of a research team that created the largest evolutionary "time-tree" of plants.  This tree is helping scientists understand how plants evolved to tolerate frigid winter temperatures. Today on the program Sheri Quinn talks to McGlinn about the project and his field of study macro-ecology.

At 9:30 Oklahoma based filmmaker Sterlin Harjo joins SQ Radio to discuss his latest documentary film premiering at the Sundance Film Festival next week titled, "This May Be The Last Time." The film focuses on the stories of the Native American songs his ancestors sang.