Category Archives: Plants

Plant Compounds Boost Brain Function in Older People

According to a new study, carotenoids may be able to boost brain function in older adults. The same compounds that give plants and vegetables their vibrant colors might be able to bolster brain functioning in older adults, according to a … Continue reading

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Finding Ancient Seeds and bring them to Life before they are lost to History

The drive to bring extinct animal species back from the dead, such as the wooly mammoth or saber-toothed tiger, is picking up speed as genetics and biotechnology science advances. But animals are not the only life in danger of disappearing … Continue reading

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Do Plants Think?

Scientist Daniel Chamovitz unveils the surprising world of plants that see, feel, smell—and remember. How aware are plants? This is the central question behind a fascinating new book, “What a Plant Knows,” by Daniel Chamovitz, director of the Manna Center … Continue reading

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