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Posts tagged growth

March 9, 2018

 

From the source: Dwarf mistletoe growing on a coastal lodgepole pine tree

Dwarf Mistletoe

Dwarf mistletoe is one of the most destructive parasites in North American forests.

January 15, 2018

 

Why Mowing the Lawn Doesn’t Kill the Grass

Walking or driving on grass does more damage than cutting it.

April 20, 2017

 

How long it takes a plant to grow depends on temperature and light.

Behind The Blossoms

What happens behind the scenes to make those first buds of spring appear?

November 21, 2013

 

Parent and baby have a bonding moment.

A Parent’s Touch

A parent's caress is crucial to babies' health and growth.

July 30, 2012

 

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How Roots Know to Grow Down

Many plants roots grow deep down into the soil, but how does the plant know which way is down?

November 13, 2008

 

Shade Avoidance Syndrome (SAS)

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...

June 2, 2005

 

Skin Tags

Have you spotted a strange mole, only to discover it doesn’t really resemble a mole at all? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 24, 2005

 

The Magic of Maggots

Maggots are the first live animals to get FDA approval for use as a medical device. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 14, 2004

 

All About Human Growth Hormone Or hGH

Have you ever heard about hGH, human growth hormone?

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