pitcher plant
How Plants Evolved to Eat Meat
Diana Kwon | Feb 6, 2017
Pitcher plants across different continents acquired their tastes for meat in similar ways.
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
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
Kate Yandell | May 22, 2013
An ant species that lives on a carnivorous pitcher plant keeps nutrient thieves from escaping by eating them.