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.
When peering thousands of years into the future, there are certain things we can count on -- evolution, extinction, plate tectonics, climate change and, quite possibly, the eruption of a supervolcano. What else does the Earth's far future hold?
Like the one ring of power in Tolkien's fantasy trilogy, "Lord of the Rings," deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is the master molecule of every cell. From its structure to what it does, learn all about DNA.