Enter the characters you see below Sorry, we just need to make sure you’re not a robot. Disclosure statement Anna-Lisa Paul receives funding from NASA research grants. Robert Ferl receives funding from NASA. University of Florida fast plants lab report funding as a founding partner of The Conversation US.
The Conversation UK receives funding from Hefce, Hefcw, SAGE, SFC, RCUK, The Nuffield Foundation, The Ogden Trust, The Royal Society, The Wellcome Trust, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and The Alliance for Useful Evidence, as well as sixty five university members. Astronaut Cady Coleman harvests one of our plants on Space Shuttle Columbia. Gravity is a constant for all organisms on Earth. But what happens if you’re removed from that familiar environment and placed into a situation outside your evolutionary experience? That’s exactly the question we ask every day of the plants we grow in our laboratory.