Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have started planting their third on-orbit crop of red romaine lettuce, NASA said.
Certain plant varieties go a step further by reducing airborne toxins, including carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and benzene, from the air we breathe in our homes and offices.
The same compounds that give plants and vegetables their vibrant colours might be able to boost brain functioning in older adults, new research suggests.
According to a recent research, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, early humans began roasting and eating starchy plant tubers, as early as 120,000 years ago.
Prehistoric ancestors ate a rich variety of plant-based foods during the Stone Age, say scientists who discovered a collection of 780,000-year-old edible plants in Israel.
The kudzu plant has played an important role in Japan since ancient times, it's Starches used to produce delicious dishes can be found around the world.
Scientists have shown that a component of plant cells can be transformed into starch which consequently could be a potent source of nutrients.A team of Virginia Tech researchers has succeeded in transforming cellulose into starch, ...
Two plants from South East Asia may have anti-diabetic properties and could help tackle obesity as well, believe British researchers.A team of researchers at the University of Greenwich plans to investigate Cassia auriculata and Cassia ...
Marking the World Environment Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today planted a sapling at the lawns of his Race Course Road residence and exhorted people to work towards protecting the environment for the sake of ...
Although the plant has changed hands, Heinz is its biggest customer.