Cryptophile: Ents

Welcome to cryptophile, the series in which I discuss fantastical creatures and the biological mechanisms that might or might not make them plausible. Today I’m going to discuss ents, well, talking and walking creatures that look like trees. Although the ents may be the classic example of this creature that …

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Awesome Sauce Music Friday! That’s How Plants Can Make Their Own Food Edition

Oh hello. Good to see you back for another Awesome Sauce Music Friday. This week’s featured song is “Photosynthesis” by They Might Be Giants. There is one reason, and one reason only, we’re featuring this song this week. I’m taking a class in cell biology this semester and all this …