Machine learning can help extract important information from the huge numbers of plant specimens stored in herbaria, say UNSW Sydney scientists.
New research suggests insects have pollinated flowers since the pollen-bearing blooms first evolved more than 140 million years ago.
New research finds almost 4000 Australian plant species have not been photographed before in the wild, which may lead to their extinction.
Half of the world’s tropical plant species may struggle to germinate by 2070 because of global warming, a new UNSW study predicts.
A group of UNSW cross-discipline experts discuss the benefits of plants, gardening and green spaces during COVID-19.
Citizen scientists are being encouraged to photograph bushfire-affected areas to help UNSW Sydney researchers track the recovery of flora and fauna after the fires.
A new study appears to show plants can learn from experience, raising intriguing questions about the possibility of plant cognition, writes Prudence Gibson.
Heatwaves are likely to be more intense and result in maximum temperatures 3°C to 5°C warmer than previously estimated - all because of the way plants respond to carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
Rivers in many agriculturally significant areas of Australia could lose water as the landscape grows greener, write Anna Ukkola and Albert Van Dijk.
A number of introduced plant species have become more like natives, suggesting rapid evolution could happen far more frequently than previously thought.