Tag: plants

Study finds Bumblebees Are Larger in Cities

Bigger bees have larger brains and are better pollinators. Living in cities has an impact on bumblebee size. Bees are larger in urban areas and, because of their increased heft, they’re more productive than their rural relatives, according to new research. City life has advantages and disadvantages for bumblebees. Gardens, […]

First plants grown on the Moon

Seeds taken up to the Moon by China’s Chang’e-4 mission have sprouted, says China National Space Administration. It marks the first time any biological matter has grown on the Moon, and is being seen as a significant step towards long-term space exploration. The Chang’e 4 is the first […]