Plants

The Strangest Amber Fossils Ever Discovered

The Strangest Amber Fossils Ever Discovered

Amber fossils are like a time capsule, preserving the three-dimensional structure of animals, plants, and other prehistoric items of interest. Every once in a while, however, paleontologists stumble upon some particularly bizarre specimens and scenes.

Is Plant ‘Intelligence’ Just a Human Fantasy?

Is Plant ‘Intelligence’ Just a Human Fantasy?

Although plants make up over 80 per cent of the biomass on Earth, for centuries they have been thought of as inanimate and passive things. Researchers even coined the term “plant blindness“ to refer to a cognitive bias that literally makes our brains zone out plants in our view and…