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Not all trees curb pollution, some cause it too!

Not all trees curb pollution, some cause it too!

According to a unique study, when the temperature rises, trees like palms, oak and pine release organic chemicals, which get mixed with n...Read More

New bacterial strains found on ISS may help grow plants in space

New bacterial strains found on ISS may help grow plants in space

The new bacterial strains discovered from different locations aboard the ISS flights may help in creating the "fuel" to help plants withs...Read More

Study finds how plants perceive and react to blue light

Study finds how plants perceive and react to blue light

New research published in Nature Communications Biology shows how plants can respond to blue light in particular by revealing the structu...Read More

People living in the cities should 'go green' for a long and healthy life

People living in the cities should 'go green' for a long and healthy life

Increasing green spaces in cities may prevent premature deaths, found a recent study

Plants that may survive climate change

Plants that may survive climate change

New Delhi: Plants that break some of the ‘rules’ of ecology by adapting in unconventional ways may have a higher chance of surviving clim...Read More

Plants can help de-stress at work: Study

Plants can help de-stress at work: Study

Tokyo: People who often feel stressed in office, please take note. Researchers have found that small plants situated within easy viewing ...Read More

How plants can remain green throughout the year

How plants can remain green throughout the year

Washington: A new chemical may help plants to hold onto water and prevent crop loss during drought, says a recent study. “Drought is the ...Read More

Carol Andrade column: The agony of separating garbage

Carol Andrade column: The agony of separating garbage

Open up a package of air dried Scottish ham, mmm smells wonderful, packaging goes in the dry, wait a minute, better wash it out, god know...Read More

Life lessons from plants that humans must learn

Life lessons from plants that humans must learn

Anybody who would walk into my house couple of decades ago would first be welcomed by the plants. My mother always introduced to them as ...Read More

Mission Green Mumbai NGO exchanges your plastic with saplings

Mission Green Mumbai NGO exchanges your plastic with saplings

Mumbai: “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the second best time is now,” is the tagline of a city Non-Government Organisati...Read More

Indore: Plants too have valentines but no dedicated day for them

Indore: Plants too have valentines but no dedicated day for them

Indore: Valentine’s Day is meant for the couples tied in the bond of love, not only humans but plants too have their valentine partner. S...Read More

Bhopal: Govt timing wrong, plants will not survive, say environmentalists

Bhopal: Govt timing wrong, plants will not survive, say environmentalists

Bhopal: The Chouhan government is all to set to enter the Guinness Book of World Records by planting six crore saplings along the 1,300 k...Read More

Bhopal: Shalini Gupta’s terrace garden a riot of colours

Bhopal: Shalini Gupta’s terrace garden a riot of colours

BHOPAL: With around 400 plants of myriad varieties, the terrace of theatre artist Shalini Gupta apartment in Paras City is a veritable ri...Read More

How plants produce flowers in a warming world found

How plants produce flowers in a warming world found

Melbourne: Researchers, including those of Indian-origin, have discovered a new mechanism that allows plants to produce flowers in respon...Read More

Plants adapt to climate change better than many thought: study

Plants adapt to climate change better than many thought: study

Washington: Plants respond a bit better to global warming than scientists had thought, according to a new study that suggests their poten...Read More

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Tata Steel may be nearing a deal on UK plant

London : Britain’s largest steelmaker Tata Steel is believed to nearing a deal to sell-off one of its UK steel plants, in a move expected...Read More

How plants keep bad bacteria out

How plants keep bad bacteria out

New York: In what could lead to increased plant productivity, a defence hormone that performs double tasks has been detected. It keeps ba...Read More

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Fire in garden turns valuable plants to ashes

Narsinghpur :  Bamboo trees and other valuables were gutted to fire on Sunday, when a garden caught fire, in village Peeparwani adjoining...Read More

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How plants help prevent liver damage during menopause

Washington: Plants can help prevent liver damage in women caused by fat accumulated during menopause, claims a new study. Researchers at ...Read More

Researchers investigate plants sent to space

Researchers investigate plants sent to space

Washington: To understand what happens to plants when there is no gravity, researchers are now set to study 1,000 plant seedlings grown i...Read More

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