Tulips have inspired philosophers, sparked an economic meltdown and have been likened to a turban. Not many plants can claim such a varied cultural history. Read more
Posts tagged ‘Michael Marder’
I’m disturbed to find that fruit and vegies* are alive when I eat them. Not jumping up and down. But biochemically active – sensing their environment and making compounds in response.
Until now I thought that life stopped the moment I yanked a carrot out of the ground. Dead, final, kaput.
Not any more. Read more