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An ocean apart, carnivorous pitcher plants create similar communities

August 31, 2018

After a six-hour ride over increasingly treacherous roads, it took a full day’s hike up almost 3,000 feet…
Carnivorous plant inspires sustainable mosquito-control device

July 18, 2018

Cornell researchers are biting back at deadly mosquito-borne illnesses, using nature’s own tricks. A team in the College…
A carnivorous plant’s prized genetic treasures, unveiled

May 17, 2017

The carnivorous humped bladderwort plant is a sophisticated predator. Living in swamps and ponds, it uses vacuum pressure…
Study sheds light on how carnivorous plants acquired a taste for meat

February 8, 2017

To the average plant-eating human, the thought of a plant turning the tables to feast on an animal…
Carnivorous plant packs big wonders into tiny genome

February 24, 2015

Great, wonderful, wacky things can come in small genomic packages. That’s one lesson to be learned from the…
Leaves of ancient carnivorous plants found in Baltic amber

December 3, 2014

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in Germany has discovered samples of two types of carnivorous…
Death traps: how carnivorous plants catch their prey

June 11, 2013

A new species of meat-eating plant was identified in Japan last month – but it is only one of more…
Big Ecosystem Changes Viewed Through the Lens of Tiny Carnivorous Plants

April 29, 2013

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans. —Kahlil Gibran What do…
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