Giant sequoias and redwood trees grow hundreds of feet tall. They are found primarily in California.
A new book reveals a striking collection of plant portraits captured in amazing detail by photographer Karl Blossfeldt.
Vegetables are good for your health, but now there's a whole new way that one veggie could help your heart: Spinach leaves can be used as a scaffold for beating human heart cells, a new study finds.
Color is popping up everywhere in the California desert, thanks to a wet winter after years of drought.
Venus flytraps are carnivorous plants that lure insects and other small animals to their doom.
The oldest living thing on Earth today is … well, it's controversial. Figuring out the oldest thing alive requires defining "alive." It also requires a definition of "organism."
A massive winter storm caused the Pioneer Cabin Tree, a giant sequoia in Calaveras Big Trees State Park, to tumble to the ground on Saturday Jan. 7.
The Greater Mekong region in Southeast Asia holds an incredible range of biodiversity, and new species found in 2015 include a "Ziggy Stardust" snake and a newt that resembles a Star Trek Klingon.
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