Why Do Cacti Taste Bitter in the Afternoon?

While cycling to work one¬†morning, I spotted a dandelion coexisting with a sedum in a rock garden. It wasn't a coincidence. Each has evolved one of two known biochemical strategies to deal with high temperatures and low humidity.¬† The dandelion's biochemistry is also one of the reasons why a lawn left to its own devices... Continue Reading →

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