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Carnivorous Plants Glow to Attract Prey

Carnivorous plants have a newly discovered trick in their arsenal—they glow blue to attract insects, a new study says.

Pitcher plants could be source of anti-fungal medicine

By James Robertson Carnivorous plants have developed a unique way to get the nutrients they need from sources other than soil.  Now researchers have found the plants also developed a way to protect their access to those nutrients that could have an impact on medicine. Researchers at Tel Aviv University tested the liquid from inside…