New research suggests that animal populations can actually decipher the amount of plant life in that particular area.
Have you ever seen some shaded plants grow tall and spindly very fast, while ones in sunlight are shorter and thicker? Well there is an answer...
Some plants have parasitic behavior that destroys their plant hosts, but are there benefits too?
According to a climate simulation by researchers at the University of Wisconsin, a snowless world would be both warmer and colder. Here's why.
Photosynthesis is the biochemical process in which energy from sunlight is converted by plants, algae, and some bacteria into sugars, which are used by the organism as food. That is, these organisms convert the energy of the sun into a different form of energy. However, there is a least one exception: a little bacterium deep under the Pacific Ocean which manages photosynthesis without sunlight. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
To many folks, the phrase “dark side of the moon” suggests there’s a place you could go to on the moon which is perpetually cloaked in darkness. This is incorrect! Learn more on this Moment of Science.
What does a tropical honeybee have to do with evaluating the merit of a theory as to how dinosaurs became extinct? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Ever wondered what makes up Saturn's rings? Find out on this Moment of Science.