Scientists Compare Apples and Oranges

Controversy erupted last week in the world of botany when the International Journal of Modern Botany published a new study comparing apples and oranges. The study, entitled “A Comparison of the Essential Properties of the Fruits of the Malus domestica and Citrus sinensis,” was conducted by scientists at the North South Wales Centre for Botanical […]

Vegetable Obesity

Careful observation shows that the plant pictured here is definitely suffering from morbid vegetable obesity.

Are your houseplants overweight? Obesity was once believed to be a problem primarily for the animal kingdom, but new research shows that vegetable obesity is becoming more and more of a problem. Super-sized plant life is especially abundant in suburban neighborhoods. One of the biggest problems for scientists working in this area has been coming […]