It is fashionable to grow flowers now: this hobby has long attracted not only quiet decent pensioners, but also very extravagant people. The world of indoor plants is very diverse: for each of us there is a flower suitable in character, temperament and degree of originality.
A baby shark born in an aquarium with females, where there were no males for more than ten years, stunned scientists.
Molochia is a variety of plants in the jute family. It is also called Korchorus, Jewish mallow, Jute mallow or Nalta. According to legend, a dish made from this plant cured a sick Egyptian ruler in the 10th century. However, over time, molochia was banned throughout the country because of the aphrodisiac effect it had on women.
All lovers of spicy food know what chili peppers are capable of. Moreover, some people love this burning sensation so much that they actively participate in chili eating competitions, where they try even the sharpest species, including the Carolina Reaper. By the way, in 2013 it was included in the Guinness Book of Records as the hottest pepper in the world. But can a craze for such products harm our health?
Studies show that meat is not the most useful source of protein, it is much better to get protein from plants, and diets with a large amount of plant substances, as a rule, are many times healthier. We tell you why you need to eat more plant foods.
By changing just three genes in laboratory tests, scientists have obtained the same unusual shape of the plant.
Although lab-grown meat is indeed a more ethical and eco-friendly alternative to its traditional counterpart, its texture is currently not very similar to natural and, therefore, the product is not so appetizing. However, a new hope may appear on the horizon in the form of cellular frameworks made of grass.
In the shady wilderness of the Malaysian rainforest, an amazing plant without leaves that feed on sunlight is bizarrely blooming. This small sprout belongs to a group of rare flowering plants known as fairy lanterns (Thismia), and only recently scientists managed to describe it for the first time in a scientific paper.
Poplar fluff, heat, July... And allergies, problems with equipment and even fires. How many troubles poplar fluff does not bring us every year. But at some point, the streets are abruptly cleared of summer snow. The question is, where does all the fluff disappear?
More than one and a half thousand eggs were abandoned on a terns' nesting island in Southern California after an unmanned aerial vehicle made an emergency landing on it and scared off the local inhabitants.