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Goldilocks tree leaves

Sweating in the heat or huddling in the cold keeps temperatures favorable

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12:01pm, June 11, 2008

Tree leaves do a pretty good job of achieving temperatures that are just right for photosynthesis, even if it’s too hot or too cold where they live, a new study shows.

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