Trees


Human Ancestor 'Lucy' Walk and Climbed Trees

Human Ancestor 'Lucy' Walk and Climbed Trees

Lucy -- the common name accorded to the world-famous fossilized remains of an early human ancestor who lived 3.18 million year...

Dec 1 2016, 1:43am CST

Australian Gum Trees could be Used to Create Jet Fuel

Australian Gum Trees could be Used to Create Jet Fuel

Australian scientists believe they may soon be able to use the country's iconic gum trees to develop enough renewable jet fuel...

Sep 19 2016, 12:22am CDT

Study Shows How Trees Go to Sleep at Night

Trees Go To Sleep Too

Trees have been seen to go to sleep and relax their branches for certain periods of time....

May 20 2016, 2:21am CDT

Trees Sleep at Night

Trees Sleep at Night

Don't pluck that flower at night for the plant might be sleeping after a long day in the sun, suggests new research that measur...

May 18 2016, 4:35am CDT

Trees Release Less Carbon Dioxide due to Climate Change

Trees Release Less Carbon Dioxide due to Climate Change

Trees could become a carbon dioxide source instead of a carbon sink due to the ravaging effects of climate change in the future...

Mar 19 2016, 7:10am CDT

Deciduous forests and climate change

Climate Change Is Threatening Dark Taiga Trees; Boreal, Coniferous Forests

Scientists have already made it clear that climate change is affecting everything on Earth, from man to insects to fishes and p...

Feb 24 2016, 11:40am CST

Swaying of Mechanical Trees Generate Electricity

Swaying Trees May Be Used to Generate Electricity

The swaying of trees in the wind may be used to generate electricity. Scientists are also looking towards tiny movements in bui...

Feb 2 2016, 8:47pm CST

Floating Bonsai Trees Show New Tech

Floating Bonsai Trees Show New Tech for Gardening

The latest cute floating bonsai trees blur the line between technology and magic....

Jan 26 2016, 4:57am CST

Millions of Trees are Threatened by California Drought, Says Study

Millions of Trees are Threatened by California Drought, Says Study

Around 58 million trees are at risk of dying due to historic California drought....

Dec 29 2015, 9:03am CST

Mysterious Fungus Killing Trees in Hawaii

Mysterious Fungus Killing Trees in Hawaii

A mysterious fungus has led to tree deaths in Hawaii. The state is trying to figure out how to eradicate the fungus before it d...

Dec 24 2015, 6:21am CST

Trees Change Sex: Britain's Oldest Tree is Becoming Female

Trees Change Sex: Britain's Oldest Tree is Becoming Female

The oldest tree in Britain which happens to be a Fortingall Yew is on a gender bender. It is changing its sex after nearly 5000...

Nov 6 2015, 7:07am CST

Emerald Ash Borer Destroying Ash Trees in Duluth

Emerald Ash Borer Threatens Ash Trees in Duluth

The invasive insect can harm ash forests across Minnesota. The state has the largest concentration of ash trees in the United S...

Oct 26 2015, 10:02pm CDT

Liana Vines Deprive Forests Of Carbon, Leading To Death Of Trees

Liana Vines Deprive Forests Of Carbon, Leading To Death Of Trees

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has revealed that woody vines or lianas deprive tr...

Oct 14 2015, 6:10am CDT

Vines Choke a Tropical Forest’s Ability to Store Carbon, Says Study

Vines Choke a Tropical Forest’s Ability to Store Carbon in Trees, Says Study

Woody vines reduce tree growth and increase their mortality....

Oct 13 2015, 10:30am CDT

Earth has Lost 3 Trillion Trees Since its Formation, Study Reveals

Earth has Lost 3 Trillion Trees Since its Formation, Study Reveals

There are around 3.04 trillion trees on earth right now. Almost the same number of trees have been cut down since the start of...

Sep 3 2015, 2:09am CDT

California Drought Is Killing Giant Sequoia Trees

California Drought Is Killing Giant Sequoia Trees

The giant trees in Sequoia National Park are showing visible signs of stress due to four year record breaking drought...

Aug 19 2015, 3:28am CDT

Giant Spider Webs are Taking Over Trees in Texas

Giant Spider Webs are Taking Over Trees in Texas

A stretch of road through the Dallas suburb of Rowlett has been engulfed in spider webs....

Aug 10 2015, 10:01am CDT

Apple Plants Trees in China

Apple Plants Trees in China

Apple announced a new environmental initiative focused on China, where Apple is actually making their products....

May 11 2015, 12:54am CDT

13 year Kid studies Trees and uses Fibonacci to make Solar Cells 50%

13 year Kid studies Trees and uses Fibonacci to make Solar Cells 50% more efficient

This is one of these great ideas that are so obvious you wonder why no Silicon Valley Solar company has come up with that yet....

Aug 19 2011, 3:55am CDT

Dell and Sam's Club team Up to Plant Trees

Dell and Sam's Club team Up to Plant Trees

Dell and Sam’s Club (you know the place owned by Wal-Mart where you can get a six gallon jug of mayo) have teamed up to offer D...

Mar 26 2008, 8:29am CDT