Mysterious Moss and Woody Vines in the New York Times!

The New York Times recently covered two wonderful scientific discoveries from researchers affiliated with the department of Integrative Biology and Jepson Herbarium.

First up, covering work by Jenna Ekwealor (@Bryophyter), This Moss Uses Quartz as a Parasol:

Then, featuring work by IB alumnus Dr. Joyce Chery (@chery_joyce, now a new faculty member at Cornell University) on woody vines and “how these diverse and strange wood forms evolved”. How Woody Vines Do the Twist:
Congratulations Jenna, Joyce, and all collaborators involved!