Want to get your cherry tree to blossom quicker? A visit to space may be the answer. A 4-year-old sapling, grown from a seed that hitched a ride on the International Space Station, has flowered a full 6 years earlier than normal, Discover reports. Scientists are stumped by the development, but suspect cosmic rays in space may have accelerated its growth process; cherry trees usually don’t flower until they’re 10.
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