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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.
Jun 5, 2015 08:34 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The Women's World Cup will be played on artificial turf. Find out why players aren't happy about it.
Jun 3, 2015 10:45 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The oldest tree in Muir Woods National Monument, thought to be 1,500 years old, actually is only about half that age. Continue reading →
May 22, 2015 03:07 PM ET // Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience.com
An extract made from a plant that is used in traditional Chinese medicine may help with weight loss.
May 22, 2015 12:30 PM ET // ABC Science News
Listen to the sound a plant makes as it dies of thirst -- it's heartbreaking. Continue reading →
May 19, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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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