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Aug 19, 2015 03:30 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Once bloomed, the flower emits a putrid aroma that assaults even the least sensitive of noses for nearly 10 hours.
Aug 17, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The oldest known flower did not produce showy blooms, but it once thrived in an area that included multiple dinosaurs. Continue reading →
Aug 17, 2015 08:38 AM ET // Discovery News
The sweet aroma of sweetgrass packs natural mosquito repellents, research shows.
Aug 4, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Tim Wall & Discovery News
Gardeners pull weeds, but plants pull some nasty tricks of their own. Within many gardens and lawns lurk poisonous, painful and even deadly plants.
Aug 4, 2015 12:16 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
A giant plant found in Michigan can cause blistering, scars and permanent blindness. Continue reading →
Jul 29, 2015 05:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Plants and animals share more in common than we tend to think, with new research finding that both groups respond to stress in similar ways, at least from a biochemical standpoint.
Jul 24, 2015 08:36 AM ET // Elizabeth Goldbaum, LiveScience
A century-long puzzle over how delicate strands of glistening ice burst through rotting tree branches, like heads of hair, is closer to being solved.
Jun 11, 2015 01:50 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Cypress and cedar trees in Japan are causing massive amounts of nitrogen runoff into local streams.
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