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May 23, 2018

 

Plant Hair

Trichomes are the fuzzy hairs that some plants have.

March 10, 2017

 

Plants that have adapted to low light conditions in nature can make excellent house plants.

Growing Plants Indoors

An easy way to have a green thumb is by finding a plant that will thrive in your home or office.

October 19, 2016

 

In plants, there is still not much known about how electrical and/or chemical signals get sent to their motor cells.

Plants in Motion

Is your houseplant moving or is that just an optical illusion?

March 24, 2016

 

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Winter Wheat

Wheat survives winter's freezing temperatures, and is ready to be harvested come springtime.

September 12, 2012

 

Nature is a great inspiration source for science.

Leaves Inspire Better Solar Panels

While solar panels typically have smooth surfaces, leaves have tiny wrinkles and folds that allow for maximum light absorption.

March 21, 2011

 

Green Plants Can Sense Future Competition For Sun

Scientists have found evidence that plants can sense the presence of neighbors that might cast shadows on them at some future time.

October 4, 2010

 

What Makes Some Year’s Leaf Displays Better Than Others?

What makes some fall leaf displays so gorgeous? Learn what changes leaf colors.

November 2, 2009

 

Lancewoods And Moas Long Gone

How lancewood tree leaves change to defend against the moa, a flightless bird.

October 20, 2009

 

Hey! You’re Hurting My Leaves!

Does your lawn feel pain after being mowed? Are flowers hurt after being cut?

July 27, 2009

 

Plants Against Global Warming

Scientists have used computer models to show that planting crops with waxier leaves could help to reflect more sunlight and reduce global warming.

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