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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.
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.
Cypress and cedar trees in Japan are causing massive amounts of nitrogen runoff into local streams.
The Women's World Cup will be played on artificial turf. Find out why players aren't happy about it.
The oldest tree in Muir Woods National Monument, thought to be 1,500 years old, actually is only about half that age. Continue reading →
An extract made from a plant that is used in traditional Chinese medicine may help with weight loss.
Listen to the sound a plant makes as it dies of thirst -- it's heartbreaking. Continue reading →
Even though urban soil often is contaminated with harmful pollution, eating vegetables grown in it isn't as hazardous as some have feared. Continue reading →
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