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April 30, 2018

 

Spring Light

How do plants at the bottom of forest floors get enough light?

October 13, 2017

 

Cut peonies in a vase.

Why Do We Put Cut Flowers In Water?

Why do we put cut flowers in water? Does it really help?

September 11, 2015

 

Chrysanthemum

Mmmm, Flowers

Flowers aren't just pretty to look at; these edible petals add unique and vibrant flavors to your palette.

July 1, 2015

 

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Fake Date

Courting, for these orchids, is a game of smoke and mirrors.

April 20, 2015

 

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A Fairy Tale Forest: Part II

Catch these spring ephemerals before they take a summer retreat!

November 14, 2014

 

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The Color of Dark

Hawkmoths not only have excellent night vision, but they can distinguish between colors in the dark.

May 27, 2014

 

Those eyes may look big, but they aren't terribly keen.

Why Moths Fly Toward Lights

Summer is nearly here. Ever wonder why moths fly toward bright lights? Find out on today's Moment of Science.

May 8, 2014

 

Are you more afraid of spiders, or are you more afraid of snakes?

Snakes And Spiders

Learn about phobias to snakes and spiders on this edition of A Moment of Science.

November 20, 2013

 

Flowers developed their powerful fumes to attract insects to pollinate them.

Flower Power

Long used in courtship rituals, sweet smelling flowers developed their fragrances to attract insects.

September 12, 2013

 

Have you ever wondered why bees pick certain flowers to pollinate?

The Ultraviolet Coloring Of Flowers

The coloring of certain flowers can have motivational effects on bees and caterpillars. Find out how on this Moment of Science.

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