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2009-11-02 07:12:31

Moose eat plants; wolves kill moose. What difference does this classic predator-prey interaction make to biodiversity?

2009-08-04 09:51:37

Animals and plants communicate with one another in a variety of ways: behavior, body patterns, and even chemistry.

2009-07-22 09:38:23

Many animal species such as snakes, insects and fish have evolved camouflage defenses to deter attack from their predators.

2009-07-15 14:27:37

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2009-07-13 17:13:32

Why do some plants defend themselves from insect attacks better than others? New evidence shows that the difference might be due to whether they're getting any plant love.

2009-06-24 09:04:27

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2009-06-20 08:22:43

“To thine own self be true” may take on a new meaning—not with people or animal behavior but with plant behavior.

2009-04-14 10:31:20

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2009-03-01 09:02:53

Ever since insects developed a taste for vegetation, plants have faced the same dilemma: use limited resources to out-compete their neighbors for light to grow, or, invest directly in defense against hungry insects.

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2008-12-22 14:50:00

Scientists are discovering that bees can be good for plants in more ways than one.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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