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.
In theory, if you could create a stronger mosquito that's unable to spread malaria and release them into the wild, they would replace the mosquitoes that can spread the disease. But until recently, there has been a major glitch in this concept.
Thanks to our big brains, we humans have figured out ways to make food easily accessible (all 24 hours of the day). But in this era of obesity, can we pinpoint the very beginnings of when we started packing on the pounds -- and is it further back in time than the rise of fast food?