The fruits, which look like chubby red Valentines when fully ripe, were recently discovered on the island of Maui. Continue reading →
Even without brains, some plants can count up to five, new research finds. Continue reading →
The plant kingdom has a rich natural history all its own.
Smaller land animals today mean smaller piles of poop -- which leads to less natural fertilizer for the earth's plant life. →
The oldest known flower did not produce showy blooms, but it once thrived in an area that included multiple dinosaurs. Continue reading →
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.
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 →
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