Biology News
Hacking Cell Biology to Reinvent Clothes - Pacific Standard

Pacific Standard
But those natural, biodegradable fibers have a downside too: derived from farmed plants and animals, they take a significant toll on the planet. So what if scientists could hack the biology within cells, and use them to make fibers? Think of the ...

Students from Vijayawada visit biodiversity park in city - The Hindu

The Hindu
Fifty students of B.Sc. from S.D.M. Siddhartha Mahila Kalasala, Vijayawada, visited RCD Biodiversity Park, maintained by Dolphin Nature Conservation Society and VUDA. Guided by lecturers K. Lakshmi and D. Uma, they examined plants and butterflies with ...

Handling a landscape damaged by recent cold weather - Bryan-College Station Eagle

Bryan-College Station Eagle
Central Texans have become accustomed to mild winters punctuated by brief periods of freezing, but this year's weather has us bundled up in seldom-used woolen sweaters and mittens. Some plants are even wrapped up for protection from this winter's cold ...

Arboretta Indoor Plants

Strawberry Hills, New South Wales - Australia

Arboreta Indoor Plants has been established for 37 years. Family owned and operated and still growing Arboreta has been providing a friendly and professional service in the supply and maintenance of interior and exterior plant displays for a wide range of businesses including offices, banks, hotels, shops, showrooms, clinics, salons and other commercial premises. Traditionally used to enhance foyer and reception areas, indoor plant hire is increasingly acknowledged for its ability to transform working environments. We have become the first choice for many businesses Sydney who recognise the benefits that indoor plants lend to their business in creating prestigious environments and attracting more customers. Extensive knowledge of interior planting allows us to offer a wide range of plants to suit varying needs and conditions. Arboreta Indoor Plant Hire will be happy to meet with you to evaluate your environment, lighting, spacing, decorating style and preferences to help develop an individual design.

United States

Features colorful fact sheets from the Botanical Society of America. Learn about carnivorous plant species bizarre adaptations to low-nutrient environments and thier various stratiges for capturing thier incet prey.

Medicinal plants
United States

Provides photographs and descriptions of a range of plants believed to have medicinal properties. Almost all our present medicines are derived from research on medicinal plants.


Detail on the Australian plant physiology textbook.

United States

Well-executed, time-lapse, QuickTime movies of plant growth and development - from Indiana Univ.

Plants For a Future
United Kingdom

A resource centre for rare and unusual plants, particularly those which have edible, medicinal or other uses. The site contains an online database of over 7000 plants.

Learn Plants Now
United States

Strategies and tips for learning how to identify plants in the field. Introduction to botanical terms, checklist for plant identification, recommended resources.

PLANTS Database
United States

USDA provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.

Plants Magazine
United Kingdom

Featuring new rare and unusual garden plants from around the world.

Biology of Plants
United States

Educational site covering photosynthesis, pollination, the parts of a plant, biomes, and seed growth. Includes imbedded video and diagrams, as well as links to songs, games, and lesson plans.

Plants Nouveau
United States

Provides information on new plants along with an introduction to novel and innovative selections the real plant people.