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?
The Maya knew that corn and beans grow well together, just as in this country some farmers rotate their crops.
Why do sugar maple trees produce sweet sap?
In some species, up to half the sugar produced by the captive chloroplasts is passed to the sea slug.
Chloroplasts should not be able to work once they are removed from algal cells because those cells contain proteins that control their operation.
Scientists have come up with a way of keeping engineered genes from accidentally altering wild plants. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
How do dessert plants adapt to such an extreme environment? Some plants have unusual methods.