Color Vision and Plants

Are plants responsible for our color vision? Niel Shubin’s “Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body” is an engaging exploration of evolution through a personal lens: our own bodies. Shubin creatively connects us to all past and present life by revealing the evolutionary history […]

Plant Families Project Re-energized

Hi all! The “plant families” project is re-envisioned and re-energized! I got so excited about Selaginella, the genus Selaginellaceae is named after, I kept putting off publishing in favor of writing something long and in depth. Full disclosure, though, filling the post with detailed research and informative illustrations weren’t the only […]