While solar panels typically have smooth surfaces, leaves have tiny wrinkles and folds that allow for maximum light absorption.
Scientists have found evidence that plants can sense the presence of neighbors that might cast shadows on them at some future time.
What makes some fall leaf displays so gorgeous? Learn what changes leaf colors.
How lancewood tree leaves change to defend against the moa, a flightless bird.
Does your lawn feel pain after being mowed? Are flowers hurt after being cut?
Scientists have used computer models to show that planting crops with waxier leaves could help to reflect more sunlight and reduce global warming.
Do caterpillars have table manners? Find out on this Moment of Science.
For a plant, nectar is something like a political campaign contribution. "The Mystery of the Fern's Nectar" on this Moment of Science.
Have you ever seen a hairy plant? Plants may appear to have hair, but the technical term for plant hair is trichomes. These trichomes may resemble hair, but they’re not the same as what we mammals have. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Imagine this scenario. You're a plant, and a butterfly lays its eggs on you. What do you do? Find out on this Moment of Science.