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Freaky Carnivorous Flower Has Super-Efficient Genome
Plant genetics are so weird.
The Most Amazing Photos Of Flowers You’ve Ever Seen
A peek at some of the shots in Andrew Zuckerman's gorgeous coffee table book Flower
Tomato Genome Decoded, Will Seed Development of Tastier, Fleshier Fruits
A relatively small cluster of genetic information, some of it dating to 60 million years ago, endows the staple fruit...
Where Are Henry David Thoreau’s Plants Now?
A literary-scientific project tracks the change in New England plantlife from Thoreau's journals to today
Machine Can Tell If Plants’ Genes Are Modified By Watching Them Grow
Watching a plant grow and develop roots can be as tedious as … watching a plant grow. But seeing plant...
Bringing Biodiversity Data Online, One Leaf At A Time
Converting millions of pressed plants into a vital digital archive
Suntory Creates Mythical Blue (Or, Um, Lavender-ish) Rose
In literature and folklore (and video games, sometimes), the blue rose signifies the impossible, or mystery, or the unquenchable. It’s...
Video: Scientists Watch Grass Grow, at the Cellular Scale
Watching grass grow is way more interesting than you think. In an effort to understand cellular development in plants, a...
Ramps, a Wild Harvest
The lifecycle of a seasonal delicacy
DIY Grow Lights
Create a light system to keep houseplants thriving during the short days of winter