A team led by Smithsonian scientists in Panama exposed a key to understanding tropical tree diversity by studying how fungi interact with seeds that linger in the ground. Despite a smorgasbord of species available to choose ...
Greek officials traded accusations Wednesday after an oil spill from a sunken tanker spread to the Athens port of Piraeus.
Michigan State University's Robert Last studies tomatoes. Specifically, he researches their hair, or trichomes.
A new University of Guelph study reveals that not all milkweed plants are the same for endangered monarch butterflies looking to lay their eggs.
People avoid sunburn by applying sunscreen. But how do plants avoid getting burnt?
DNA replication is among life's most important processes, providing a way for an organism's genetic material to be reproduced so it can be passed from cell to cell. For the first time, scientists have characterized that process ...
The damsel in distress, tied up and left on the railroad tracks, is one of the oldest and most clichéd cinema tropes.
Paleobotanist Menno Booi discovered that 250 previously described fossil tree species are objectively not distinguishable and belong to only one single species.
Austria said Friday it would launch a lawsuit against the European Union's approval of the Russian-financed expansion of a nuclear plant in Hungary.
Who knew that it's possible to predict the fragrance of a flower by looking at its color?