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A Self-Made Climber

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Science  13 Jun 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5882, pp. 1515
DOI: 10.1126/science.320.5882.1515

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Summary

Rainforest ecologist Catherine Cardelús has taught herself how to move freely up and down trees, but she's still struggling to understand a key scientific question: Why is there so much plant diversity 50 m above the ground?