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Nanoparticles could help rescue malnourished crops

Nanoparticles could help rescue malnourished crops

Author: Maria Temming / Source: Science News PLANT 911 To help sickly plants get healthy and green (like these pictured), synthetic nanoparticles are the sugar that helps fertilizing medicine go down. Synthetic nanoparticles used to fight cancer could also...

Meet the speedsters of the plant world

Meet the speedsters of the plant world

Author: Dan Garisto / Source: Science News The leaves of the Venus flytrap capture prey through a process called snap-buckling. The outer leaf surface expands until it’s too much for the inner surface of the leaf to bear. Somewhere in the wetlands of South...

An ancient plant inspires a new lab tool

An ancient plant inspires a new lab tool

Author: Sid Perkins / Source: Science News for Students This is not a garden but a collection of lab tools called pipettes. They’re used to move small amounts of fluid from one place to another. And these experimental designs are based on part of a...

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