Biology News
Plug-in, portable Tower Gardens teach healthful eating, math, biology - Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks Herald
They use biology to study the fertilizer. They learn to record the growth of their plants in handwritten diaries. Some are even using iPads to photograph them every day, to eventually produce time-lapse photography of their growing plants. But when ...

Decreasing biodiversity affects productivity of remaining plants - Science Daily

Science Daily
"What also differs our study from previous research is that we developed a theoretical model to quantify the influence of biodiversity on plant productivity at individual plant and community levels," said A. David McGuire, an ecosystem modeler with the ...

Flora and fauna coalesce in surrealist sculptures - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Mother Nature Network (blog)
The raw spirit of wild animals is merged with the delicate whimsy of plants in these hand-modeled surrealist sculptures by Canadian artist Ellen Jewett. "Within this ethereal menagerie, anthrozoology meets psychoanalysis as themes of natural beauty, ...

Carnivorous Plants/Insectivorous Plants

Santa Barbara - 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.

United States

Rainbow Plant, Australian Pitcher Plant, Cobra Lilly, Venus Flytrap, Sundews, Tropical Pitcher Plants, Butterworts, Trumpet Pitcher Plants species descriptions and cultivation guide.

Carnivorous Plants and their Habitats

List of the 86 species of Nepenthes, with photos of many wild plants.

Carnivorous Plants and Their Habitats

Find photographs of carnivorous plant species in their natural habitats.

United States

Contains information about growing carnivorous plants, as well as scientific names, guides to propagation, artificial bogs, and terrariums.

Waltraud's Carnivorous Plants Homepage

Nutrient acquisition by different species of carnivorous plants.

United States

Information on the Sundews and Pitcher Plants that grow in the wet tropics of Australia.

United States

Find online news, articles, and plant information, along with interactive discussion forums dedicated to the carnivorous plants of Western Australia.

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.