Some philosophers argue that consciousness pervades the universe. But not everyone is convinced.
Sex differences in male and female plants raise some big questions
Plants have never experienced where our climate is going — one researcher wants to prepare them for the worst.
New research shows that mosquitoes feeding on plant nectar bite more throughout their life span. For malaria control, plant management might be important
Sleeping Giant state park is home to diverse microclimates
Humans often do more harm than good when we try to rebuild damaged landscapes
Photographer Matt Kaelin grows bug-eating plants in his Long Island apartment
An Appalachian battle rages over a pipeline route through sensitive salamander habitats
Humans are creating new species as well as killing them off, but don’t be too quick to celebrate
A new guide may help rangers stop the invasion of the Galapagos Islands.
Genetically modifying tobacco has created incredible medical discoveries; what else remains to be found?
Organic gardener and blogger Frank Meuschke cultivates crops online.
Rail trails aim to unite neighboring towns and revitalize Massachusetts’s cities
Organisms keep up with a changing climate without waiting for genetic adaptation
Growing natural dye plants in Brooklyn
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