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Redwood trees have two types of leaves, scientists find – a...

Alana Chin, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich Coast redwoods are amazing trees that scientists have studied for generations....

Why do plants grow straight?

Beronda L. Montgomery, Michigan State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all...

Plants thrive in a complex world by communicating, sharing resources and...

Beronda L. Montgomery, Michigan State University As a species, humans are wired to collaborate. That’s why lockdowns and remote...

Figs show that nonnative species can invade ecosystems by forming unexpected...

Jared Bernard, University of Hawaii While surveying the Hawaiian island of Kauai in search of invasive plants in 2017, botanist Kelsey Brock spotted something unusal:...

Tons of acorns? It must be a mast year

Emily Moran, University of California, Merced If you have oak trees in your neighborhood, perhaps you’ve noticed that some years the ground is carpeted with...

Friend or food? Why Venus flytraps don’t eat their pollinators

Clyde Sorenson, North Carolina State University; Elsa Youngsteadt, North Carolina State University, and Rebecca Irwin, North Carolina State University The Venus flytrap, Dionaea muscipula, lives...

Studying circadian rhythms in plants and their pathogens might lead to...

Hua Lu, University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Linda Wiratan, University of Maryland, Baltimore County At dusk, the leaves of the tamarind tree close, waiting...

Seeds in space – how well can they survive harsh, non-Earth...

Gina Riggio, University of Arkansas Will we someday colonize space? Will our children visit other planets? To achieve goals like these, we’ll need to crack...

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