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Bumblebee Tongues Growing Shorter
Bumblebee Tongues Growing Shorter
Karen Zusi | Sep 28, 2015
Two alpine bee species have evolved shorter tongues, adapting to floral declines related to climate change.
The Structure of Flowers
The Structure of Flowers
Jef Akst | Apr 4, 2014
Architecture student-turned-artist Macato Murayama creates beautiful images inspired by the intricate anatomy of flowers.
Plants Without Plastid Genomes
Plants Without Plastid Genomes
Ed Yong | Feb 28, 2014
Two independent teams point to different plants that may have lost their plastid genomes.
On The Origin of Flowers
On The Origin of Flowers
Ed Yong | Dec 19, 2013
The genome of Amborella trichopoda—the sister species of all flowering plants—provides clues about this group’s rise to power.
Buzzed Honeybees
Buzzed Honeybees
Kate Yandell | Mar 11, 2013
The pollinators are more likely to recall flowers that offer them a caffeine reward.
Building Flowers
Building Flowers
Jef Akst | Feb 16, 2012
An architecture graduate constructs intricate botanical illustrations using the computer graphics programs intended to design buildings.