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Hundreds of manatees, pelicans and many dolphins are dying in America's most biologically diverse estuary. Continue reading →
Gardeners pull weeds, but plants pull some nasty tricks of their own. Within many gardens and lawns lurk poisonous, painful and even deadly plants.
The genetics behind "one bad apple spoiling the whole bunch" have been discovered. Continue reading →
Genetically modified wheat has mysteriously turned up in an Oregon field.
A map of a particularly delicious variety of cacao plant's DNA could lead to more abundant, high-quality chocolate. Continue reading →
Plants that were frozen under a glacier for hundreds of years return to life. Continue reading →
One species of ant hunts mosquito larvae that poach prey from pitcher plants and also helps keep the plants clean. Continue reading →
There are three evolutionary paths for flowering plants when their pollinators decline: self-fertilize, woo pollinators harder, or die.
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