Plant life photographed from space - Earth as the Green Planet
All plant life on Earth is visible in the most detailed image of its type ever taken. NASA and NOAA hope their new image can help prevent everything from forest fires to malaria outbreaks.
Plants do math - here's how they do it
Plants do math, mostly division, while the rest of us sleep through the night. Here is how they perform that task, even without a brain.
Fruits and vegetables know the time of day
Fruits and vegetables still have day/night cycles, even after harvest, and they still prepare defenses against predators. That means your salad is still alive.
Plants bend toward light - Now we know why
Plants turning towards light do so by using a phytohormone called auxin, directed by enzyme D6PK.
Harvesting Energy From Plants: Soon to Come
Ongoing study hints that plants may now help man provide energy.
Plant Talk: Study Confirms That Plants Actually Speak to Each Other
New study claims that plants do speak to each other, and help each other grow.
The Overall Health Benefits Of Gardening
Vegetable or flower gardening can have positive physical and psychological effects.