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The Healing Power of Plants
I grew up mostly outdoors surrounded by plants. Our house sat on a hill covered with blueberry bushes, daffodils, flowering crabapple trees, and an asparagus patch. I spent those years ...
June 17, 2019
5 Best Air-Filtering Plants to Grow in Your House to Breathe Better, According to NASA
As humans have continued to grow in population—and increase their carbon footprint with technology and industrialization—it’s become harder ...
April 19, 2019
Woman Records Sunflowers ‘Singing,’ It Sounds Like Music From Other Dimension
Are plants sentient beings, and can they communicate? In an amazing video clip, one woman captured the audible quivering ...
April 11, 2019
12 Plants For Your Bedroom to Sleep Better and Treat Insomnia—The Scent From # 10 Can Replace Sleeping Pills
If you’ve experienced even a few sleepless nights, then you know just how much of an impact lack ...
March 15, 2019
Plants Absolutely Love Listening to Music, Here’s Some Interesting Findings
Plants love music, but not just any music. They have a taste for classical. Not only have researchers ...
March 6, 2019
The Unsung Horticulturalist of New York
NEW YORK—At a glance, this city is a loud, concrete jungle. However, take a closer look and one ...
December 26, 2018
Trees Make Noise When They Are Thirsty (Video)
Scientists from Grenoble University in France have found that trees make different noises when they are thirsty and ...
February 15, 2017
Researchers Have Found Some Plants Can Actually ‘Learn New Habits’ (Video)
Animals are considered the only living beings capable of associative learning, but new research led by the University ...
December 10, 2016
Apparently, Plants Know How to ‘Gamble’ (Video)
In a recent study, they took risks to get more nutrients.
July 4, 2016
The Queen and the Breathtaking Chelsea Flower Show 2016
A century-strong floral tradition has graced London's Chelsea neighborhood once again. The Chelsea Flower Show has been held annually since ...
May 23, 2016
Fifth of World’s Plants Under Threat, Warns Kew Gardens
A fifth of the world’s plant species are at risk of extinction, researchers warned on Tuesday, May 10th, ...
May 13, 2016
Low Flammability Plants Could Help Our Homes Survive Bushfires
Destructive wildfires are becoming more common in many parts of the world and are predicted to worsen with ...
March 7, 2016
Orchid Fiesta at Kew Gardens
The Brazilian Carnival season is nearly over at Kew Gardens. It's the last weekend to see The Orchids ...
March 4, 2016
Seven Simple Ways You Can Reduce Air Pollution in Your Home
Outdoor air pollution is responsible for around 40,000 deaths in the UK each year, according to a new ...
March 2, 2016
Do Fish Have Feelings? Maybe…
The question of whether animals other than humans can think and feel has been debated for centuries. Most ...
February 17, 2016
Sonia Rey Planellas
Singing Plants at the Sacred Forest of Damanhur
Can plants communicate? Are they intelligent? Can they produce their own music?
December 23, 2015
Illegal Plant Trade Blooms in Southeast Asia
New research documents the large-scale illegal trade in hundreds of wild-collected ornamental plants, particularly orchids, in Southeast Asia.
November 19, 2015
National University of Singapore
Elephant Loss Could Change Landscape Forever
The disappearance of elephants and other large land animals could have a devastating and permanent effect on plants ...
October 29, 2015
How Fertilizer Alters Soil Microbes Around the World
Adding nitrogen and phosphorous to the soil beneath grasslands shifts the natural communities of fungi, bacteria, and microscopic ...
September 28, 2015
How Do Plants Remember Past Droughts?
To prepare for future droughts, researchers are looking at plants’ first line of defense: stress responses in different ...
September 10, 2015
Should Reducing Food Waste Start With Meat?
Approximately 31 percent of food produced in the United States, or 133 billion pounds of food worth $162 ...
August 14, 2015
Wildfires Push Plants to Move North
As California wildfires burn tree canopies and forest floors, plants commonly found in more southern areas of the ...
August 12, 2015
Can Mangrove Forests Save Coastal Areas?
Mangrove forests in New Zealand could play a crucial role in protecting coastal areas from sea level rise ...
July 27, 2015
University of Southampton
RNA Insecticide Could Leave ‘Good’ Bugs Alone
An insecticide currently in development targets a specific gene so it kills only those bugs that threaten crops ...
July 21, 2015
How a Plant Knows Friend From Foe
Soil is crowded with bacteria and fungi. Tens of thousands of different species can inhabit the same space.
July 20, 2015
The Majestic Life of Plants at Kew Gardens
Entering Kew Gardens in London, the first sight that hit me was the iconic Victorian Palm House, looking ...
July 8, 2015
May Flowers: Bring Beautiful Flowers Into Your Home
Ever wonder why people send flowers when someone is sad? Studies have shown that flowers help people to ...
May 13, 2015
Bruges, Belgium, Announces Moves to Crack Down on ‘Overtourism’
, Special to The Epoch Times
Iran Says Revolutionary Guard Shoots Down US Drone
The Associated Press
Critics Decry Trump’s Alien Deportations Vow but Defenders Say It Can Be Done
US Trade Rep Urges Congress to Pass US-Mexico-Canada Trade Deal
Pelosi Backs Legislation to Defend Hong Kong’s Autonomy
Trump Warns of Threat of ‘Radical Socialism’ at Reelection Rally
Mexico’s Senate Approves Trade Deal With US, Canada
The Associated Press
This Officer Is Too Scared to Pick Up This Snapping Turtle
Family Surprises Active Duty Military Dad For His Birthday
Dad Gets a Corvette He Always Wanted, His Reaction Is Priceless