Can plants talk to each other? – Richard Karban

Can plants talk to each other? It certainly doesn’t seem that way. Plants don’t have complex sensory or nervous systems like animals do, and they look pretty passive, basking in the sun, and responding instinctively to inputs like light and water. But odd as it sounds, plants can communicate with each other. Just like animals, […]

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These ‘Resurrection Plants’ Spring Back to Life in Seconds | Deep Look

Some living things, when faced with a drought, do more than just survive. When water disappears, they can cheat death itself through a kind of resurrection. Look closely at this tree, baked by the California sun. It’s covered in moss. And living in that moss is a microscopic animal called a rotifer. When there’s no […]

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FEEDING My New CARNIVOROUS PLANTS | Venus Fly Traps and Pitcher Plants

They’re plants, but with a really cool biological twist. They’re plants that happen to devour insects. Super cool and very interesting pets. But would they be considered pets, you ask? Absolutely, and today we’re going to discover the amazing world of the most famous of the carnivorous plants: venus fly-traps and pitcher plants, both of […]

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