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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...

Ancient leaves preserved under a mile of Greenland’s ice – and...

Andrew Christ, University of Vermont and Paul Bierman, University of Vermont In 1963, inside a covert U.S. military base...

January warm spells, March freezes: How plants manage the shift from...

Richard B. Primack, Boston University Weather patterns across the U.S. have felt like a roller coaster ride for the...

Citizen scientists are filling research gaps created by the pandemic

Theresa Crimmins, University of Arizona; Erin Posthumus, University of Arizona, and Kathleen Prudic, University of Arizona The rapid spread...

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:...

Plants might be able to tell us about the location of...

Neal Stewart, University of Tennessee The notion of plants talking to us about dead people sounds like a bad horror movie. But that’s the theme...

When plants and their microbes are not in sync, the results...

Sheng-Yang He, Michigan State University Many of us have heard about inflammatory bowel disease, a debilitating condition that is associated with an abnormal collection of...

Oleandrin is a deadly plant poison, not a COVID-19 cure

Cassandra Quave, Emory University With COVID-19 cases and deaths rising in the U.S. and globally, identifying new therapies to prevent and combat the virus is...

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Let them eat carp: Fish farms are helping to fight hunger

Ben Belton, Michigan State University; Dave Little, University of Stirling, and Simon Bush, Wageningen University Over the past three decades, the global aquaculture industry has...