Matthew Johnson

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Two New Flower Species Were Discovered Online

A botanist’s work is never done—despite the existence of at least 350,000 species of flowering plants, much of the plant world has yet to be …

Tomatoes, Peas, And 8 Other Crops Have Been Grown in Mars-Equivalent Soil

Incredible.<p>In an experiment testing how well we can grow crops in space, scientists have managed to harvest 10 crops, including tomatoes, peas, and …

Gardening

Christmas tree worms have eyes that breathe, gills that see

Christmas tree worms have eyes “in a really silly place,” says Michael Bok. Which is part of their charm.<p>This widespread marine worm (<i>Spirobranchus</i> …

Biology

A mysterious star called Epsilon Aurigae

One of the most puzzling stars in all the heavens is Epsilon Aurigae. It’s an eclipsing binary star, but doesn’t behave exactly as one would expect. …

What Kind of Drinker Are You?

You don't have to be an alcoholic to have a drinking problem.<p>We tend to think, "I'm an alcoholic, I have to go cold sober" or "I can drink as much as …