Can there be such a thing as natural, fake flowers?
Figs seem simple, but they're much more complicated than they appear.
A world without them might not be as nice as we might think...
Not all flowers are perfume-worthy. Read about the orchid that smells like body odor.
Long used in courtship rituals, sweet smelling flowers developed their fragrances to attract insects.
Ever notice how a little cologne can be attractive, but too much is totally repellent? That principle is used by cycads, an ancient type of cone-bearing tree.
Have you ever been walking in the woods and noticed the smell of sweaty feet? Find out more on this Moment of Science.
Have you heard the urban legend that the little crunchy seeds in figs are really wasp eggs?
What reigns among the fastest moving things on Earth? Light, of course. Bullets and rocketships. High-speed trains. What about plants?