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Here's how plants can remain green throughout the year

It mimics abscisic acid, or ABA, the natural hormone produced by plants in response to drought stress.

26 Oct 2019 11:53 AM

'Most exciting': Ex-ISRO chief on space station plans

Stating that ISRO is in right direction, Nair said establishing a space station is a must for 'keeping the leadership in the space arena'.

14 Jun 2019 2:11 PM

SK Hynix plans to spend USD 107 billion building four memory chip plants

The chip fabrication plants will be built on a 4.5 million square metre site south of Seoul beginning 2022.

21 Feb 2019 12:12 PM

Here are top plant care tips for amateurs

Outdoor plants need more attention in winter as the colder temperature and bad weather takes its toll.

21 Nov 2018 8:09 PM

Water for life

Money plants and betta fish are the most popular choice for fish tank flower pots.

22 Oct 2018 12:14 AM


Say no to negative energy with these spiritual plants

So, say goodbye to negativity and embrace the positive life!

31 Aug 2018 12:55 PM

5 easy hacks for a better and healthy garden

Follow these simple hacks to keep your garden healthy and safe.

20 Aug 2018 7:32 PM

Experts develop allergy guide for picking landscape plants

Plants at nurseries or gardening centers aren’t labeled as allergenic.

17 Aug 2018 2:32 PM

There's mother-child communication in plants: Study

The finding could also contribute to the optimization of biotechnological plant propagation.

25 Jul 2018 11:56 AM

Indoor plants can be engineered to monitor home health

They can do a lot more than just sit there and look pretty. They could alert us to the presence of hazards in our environment.

23 Jul 2018 10:04 AM


Widespread transfer of genes is important driver of evolution

These jumping genes are actually small pieces of DNA that can copy themselves throughout a genome and are known as transposable elements.

09 Jul 2018 2:14 PM

Mesolithic ancestors were fish, plant eaters: Study

The team were unable to identify the fish scales, although they are thought to be very similar to tuna, mackeral, and gilthead sea bream.

04 Jun 2018 9:46 AM

These indoor plants can help improve your overall well-being

Find out how they can benefit you.

14 May 2018 1:45 PM

What does a bear do in the Alaska woods? Disperse seeds

Researchers say bears are essentially like farmers.

18 Feb 2018 11:16 AM

Alien honeybees could cause plant extinction: study

Alien honeybees are artificially introduced into the environment for research purposes.

13 Feb 2018 1:47 PM


Gardening may help cancer survivors eat better, says study

According to researchers, home vegetable gardening leads to physical activity and feelings of self worth.

22 Jan 2018 9:40 AM

Science Says: Are poinsettias poisonous? Some holiday truths

Are snowflakes really pure as the driven snow? Here’s what science says about some of them.

25 Dec 2017 5:37 PM

Plants reveal decision-making abilities under competition

Biologists from the University of Tubingen have demonstrated that plants can choose between alternative competitive responses.

23 Dec 2017 12:23 PM

A blooming calendar

Divyanshu Asopa is creating a revolution of sorts with his calendar and paper products that grow into plants when sown.

03 Dec 2017 12:16 AM

Plants emit 30 per cent more carbon than thought: study

Such increases may lower the future ability of global vegetation to offset carbon dioxide emissions caused by burning of fossil fuels. 

18 Nov 2017 1:38 PM