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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.

March 13, 2015

 

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Yucca Flowers and Yucca Moths

Yucca moths and flowers depend on each other for reproduction.

September 1, 2014

 

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Dormant Seeds

Some seeds lie dormant as a survival technique: they wait until weather conditions are optimal to make their big debut.

December 11, 2013

 

Cacao seeds, or beans, come in different varieties that range from bitter to sweet.

The Genetics of Chocolate

Chocolate production is both an art and a science. Researchers hope to alter chocolate genes to produce sweeter rewards.

July 11, 2013

 

The Great Tomato Debate

On this Moment of Science, find the truth about tomatoes. Fruit or veggie?

February 20, 2013

 

Here is the gorgeous campion flower in the wild.

Ice Age Plant Survives To Modern Day

An arctic plant of the late Pleistocene age, over thirty one thousand years old, is growing again after a long frozen sleep.

December 24, 2012

 

Check out this awesome bird!

Researcher Uncovering Mysteries Of Memory By Studying Clever Bird

If you were a Clark's Nutcracker, your winter food preparations would involve collecting nuts.

December 12, 2012

 

The butterwort uses its sticky leaves to catch and eat prey

What Is A Butterwort?

The butterwort might be a small scale carnivore, but its hunting tactics are nothing short of terrifying, at least within the insect world!

December 10, 2012

 

The longepole pine loves forest fires!

Lodgepole Pine Trees Love Forest Fires

To humans, wildfires are often scary and dangerous. If you were a lodgepole pine cone, though, you would be eagerly awaiting the blazing heat of those flames!

August 24, 2011

 

The Navel Orange Family Tree

Without seeds, how do you think navel oranges are grown?

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