Botany

7.19.19

The Internet Has Spent Three Years Taking Care Of This Guy’s Plants

The subreddit r/takecareofmyplant has 11,300 members, all dedicated to, well, taking care of a plant.

1.30.18
2.24.17

These Cocktails Tread the Line Between Pleasure and Poison

I visited London’s Chelsea Physic Garden with bartender Ryan Chetiyawardana to find out more about his botanical cocktails, each one influenced by the ways in which plants can be used as medicine—or poison.

4.6.16

An Interspecies Ballet Fuses Plant Growth with Dance

It should come as no surprise that botanist-turned-director Urszula Zajączkowska's 'Metamorphosis of Plants' comes with a scientific breakthrough.

9.25.15

We Asked a Biologist If Plants Can Feel Pain

According to Daniel Chamovitz, dean of Life Sciences at Tel Aviv University, plants can feel themselves being eaten, they just don't have the capacity to give a shit.

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