Posts in: plants

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Sugar-fed mosquitoes still bite

Sugar-fed mosquitoes still bite

New research shows that mosquitoes feeding on plant nectar bite more throughout their life span. For malaria control, plant management might be important

By | Posted November 15, 2017

Head, shoulders, knees and toes

Head, shoulders, knees and toes

Sleeping Giant state park is home to diverse microclimates

By | Posted July 26, 2017

When a natural disaster isn’t a disaster

When a natural disaster isn’t a disaster

Humans often do more harm than good when we try to rebuild damaged landscapes

By | Posted April 17, 2017

The weird world of carnivorous plants

The weird world of carnivorous plants

Photographer Matt Kaelin grows bug-eating plants in his Long Island apartment

By | Posted October 10, 2016

Natural gas versus natural beauty

Natural gas versus natural beauty

An Appalachian battle rages over a pipeline route through sensitive salamander habitats

By | Posted May 2, 2016

The opposite of extinction

The opposite of extinction

Humans are creating new species as well as killing them off, but don’t be too quick to celebrate

By | Posted January 17, 2016

Mapping an Invasion

Mapping an Invasion

A new guide may help rangers stop the invasion of the Galapagos Islands.

By | Posted October 29, 2014

GMO- A Great Medical Opportunity

GMO- A Great Medical Opportunity

Genetically modifying tobacco has created incredible medical discoveries; what else remains to be found?

By | Posted October 13, 2014

Click by scroll, gonna make this garden grow

Click by scroll, gonna make this garden grow

Organic gardener and blogger Frank Meuschke cultivates crops online.

By | Posted April 2, 2014

Rail to trail transformations do more than encourage exercise

Rail to trail transformations do more than encourage exercise

Rail trails aim to unite neighboring towns and revitalize Massachusetts’s cities

By | Posted February 10, 2014

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