Botany, the science of plants. Botany is one of the major branches of biology, the science of living things. Other major branches are zoology, the science of animals, and microbiology, the science of microscopic organisms.There are more than two hundred thousand plant species throughout the world.
The human brain is a mysterious little ball of gray matter, and so is that recurring dream that you're an elf. Have scientists determined why we have dreams?
After scientists announced the first draft of the human genome, people began to wonder how our new understanding of DNA would change life. Several research institutes stated the accomplishment would revolutionize science and modern medicine -- but how, exactly?