Plankton aren't just the foundation of the ocean's food chain; they're also really important for getting carbon dioxide out of the air.
Most of us take our oxygen-rich atmosphere for granted. Once upon a time, though, Earth's air was very different.
Long used in courtship rituals, sweet smelling flowers developed their fragrances to attract insects.
While humans make attempts to control carbon dioxide levels that contribute to global warming, is it possible that trees have already taken on the task?
Can sleeping in a room full of plants can be dangerous? A common myth states that, at night, plants compete with people for oxygen!
What is positive phototropism and why does it matter?
Potter's fascination with animals and plants began long before her literary career.
When it comes to carbon emissions, not all felled trees are created equal.
In the spring, the eastern half of North America turns into one big spittoon for spittlebugs.
What would it be like if our eyes evolved to see infrared light?