Stories by Daniel Chamovitz
Plants do not just laze about, soaking up rays. They shift around, hunt, eat, attack--and defend themselves
How does a Venus flytrap know when to snap shut? Can it actually feel an insect’s tiny, spindly legs? And how do cherry blossoms know when to bloom? Can they...
Scientific American Volume 306, Issue 5
Botanists are getting a whiff of the ways that plants smell one another. Some plants recognize injured neighbors by scent; others sniff out a meal