This Just In
The remnants of grapes grown in southern France during the Roman Empire provide evidence that domestication of the plant proceeded slowly in the region between 50 BC and 500 AD. Continue reading →
An extract from the kava plant can treat people with chronic anxiety.
Ka-pow! If phytoplankton could make noise, this is what they might sound like off the coast of France this spring. Continue reading →
Spring flowers are finally in full bloom.
So-called junk DNA, the vast majority of the genome that doesn't code for proteins, really isn't needed for a healthy organism.
The Ents of the “Lord of the Rings” series and the flowers in “Alice in Wonderland” spoke with each other and people. In the real world, plants may have a much more subtle form of communication. Continue reading →
High-calorie, low-cost processed foods, like those Ben Affleck will be eating this week, cost less at the check-out counter because they are cheaper to produce, transport and store -- and they're more highly subsidized. Continue reading →
Grassy lawns may be more gassy than grain fields. Residential lawns released more carbon dioxide than corn fields in a recent study, but blades of grass might not be the carbon culprits. Continue reading →
+ Load More