Latest Venus Flytrap Stories
Researchers are studying the mechanics behind the way that a Venus fly trap snaps its leaves in order to trap and feed upon insects, and how that process could one day be used to improve upon a plethora of different products.
Scientists from Cambridge University have found that a carnivorous plant employs the laws of physics to help it find its meals.
In the kind of discovery seldom seen in modern biology, scientists say they have discovered a carnivorous Brazilian plant that uses sticky, subterranean leaves to catch and digest worms.
Charles Darwin described the Venus Flytrap as 'one of the most wonderful plants in the world.'
New material finds 'needle in a haystack,' shows promise for clean-up.
Scientists have traced the origin of the Venus flytrap and another predatory plant back to a single ancestor with sticky leaves.
These days, the venus flytrap is more vulnerable than ever and despite its popularity, the people who could protect it seem focused on other problems.