Glaciers support a unique community of plants, many of which are found nowhere else.
Jan. 29, 2021 • ~6 min
For some sand-dwelling plants, stickiness is a defense tactic that keeps predators at bay.
Jan. 20, 2021 • ~6 min
As invasive species transform the world, frontline agencies take solace that species needing unique partners can’t invade alone. A new study on figs shows they may find new partners to invade anyway.
Jan. 19, 2021 • ~9 min
Researchers have unearthed a 'biological switch' which could boost crop yield worldwide.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~7 min
Six new species of toadstool have been found in the UK this year, including one found at Heathrow.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~3 min
One in five species of maple are threatened in their natural habitats, an extinction study says.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~3 min
Scientists use the precious element to grade the quality of the natural sweetener.
May 16, 2020 • ~5 min
Kanchi Gandhi is one of a small group of global experts who referees the rules of naming new plant species.
Oct. 25, 2019 • ~9 min