The Dirt On The Illegal Plant Trade
The trade of illegal poached plants includes rare Vietnamese orchids and threatened North Carolina wild venus flytraps.
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The FDA and FTC explore whether or not to regulate homeopathic medicines. Plus, artificially intelligent software could be changing how students learn in the classroom.
Biologist Simon Garnier studies how ant colonies and the multi-nucleated slime mold organize themselves into dynamic structures.
In "Thunder and Lightning," author and artist Lauren Redniss illuminates how weather works, and the sometimes strange ways it shapes our lives.