pitcher plant
How Plants Evolved to Eat Meat
How Plants Evolved to Eat Meat
Diana Kwon | Feb 7, 2017
Pitcher plants across different continents acquired their tastes for meat in similar ways.
Pitcher Plant Enzymes Digest Gluten in Mouse Model
Pitcher Plant Enzymes Digest Gluten in Mouse Model
Jenny Rood | Feb 1, 2017
A newly discovered protease could break down grain proteins that trigger celiac disease.
Mammal–Carnivorous Plant Mutualism
Mammal–Carnivorous Plant Mutualism
Bob Grant | Jul 13, 2015
A pitcher plant species in Borneo attracts bat inhabitants by reflecting sonar signals from the flying mammals, advertising a cozy roost, and getting nitrogen-rich guano in return.
Ants on Burglar Watch
Ants on Burglar Watch
Kate Yandell | May 22, 2013
An ant species that lives on a carnivorous pitcher plant keeps nutrient thieves from escaping by eating them.