flowers

honeybees

Honeybees Can Add and Subtract, Study Finds

After discovering that honeybees understand the concept of zero, scientists tested the insect’s ability to spot gains and losses.
Becky Ferreira
2.6.19
CyberBees

You’re Looking at the World’s First Artificial Honeybee

Tiny drones may help pollinate crops when dwindling honeybees aren’t enough.
Cynthia McKelvey
2.9.17
earth

The Black Market for Orchids Is Moving to Social Media, Study Says

“Even though they aren't fluffy or cute, we need to take threats to them seriously.”
Keith Wagstaff
3.18.16
Valentine's Day

DDoS Attacks and Ransom Notes Hit Online Florists Before Valentine’s Day

One florist supposedly received a ransom demand from cybercriminals too.
Joseph Cox
2.13.16
video

Watch This Livestream to Witness a Corpse Flower’s First Bloom

Visitors to the Denver Botanic Gardens will soon be getting a noseful.
Rachel Pick
8.18.15
Culture

Will People Actually Buy Color Changing, Biohacked Flowers?

One company is betting that you'll want to buy genetically modified organisms simply because they look pretty.
Jason Koebler
9.18.14
flowers

A Tour of the Ancient Life Still Trapped in Amber

Spiders battling wasps, flowers having sex, and other tableaus frozen in amber.
Becky Ferreira
7.30.14
Motherboard Blog

First Flower-Sex Fossil Found

A now extinct plant was immortalized in the moment, 100 million years ago.
Ben Richmond
1.3.14
Motherboard Blog

Why Plants Are Blooming Early This Year

It's been an unseasonably warm spring this year. People walking down my street in cutoffs and sitting out on patios, soaking up some rays, has happened more often in the past week than I ever remember happening in the month of March. The flower box...
Lara Heintz
3.21.12