If plants can learn and adapt, are they intelligent? This fascinating paper from Nautilus explores the way plants learn, from adapting their foliage to new conditions through to changing their reflexes. When they grow, they even reinforce their trunks in specific places depending on where micro-tears appear. Is that to Read more…

The ephemeral paradise: when Utah’s arid Badlands are invaded by flowers. Wastelands around North America have developed a flora that blossoms quickly so as to make the most of the too rare humid periods. These incredible shots show how beautiful such a sight can be. Photos by Guy Tal and Read more…