Plants are a broad category of organisms which can include vegetables, fungi, algae,or land plants depending upon context.




Some Cells Can Live Forever Fact

Some cells appear to be able to live forever in a lab. However the Hayflick limit sets a cap on the number of times a cell can divide.


There are Only 5 Senses Myth

Humans have more than 5 senses; we have 5 traditional senses, but over 20 senses in total with non-traditional senses counted. Other organisms have a variety of senses too.


Carrots Improve Your Vision Fact

Carrots can improve your vision if your body is deficient in vitamin A, but the popularity of carrots has more to do with a food shortage during WWII than beta-carotene.



All Pot is the Same Myth

Cannabis (pot) is a single plant genus, but selective breeding and hybridization of the Indica and Sativa species has produced many unique strains. Strains have different amount of specific organic compounds each affecting human physiology differently.


All Fruits Come From Flowers Fact

All fruits come from flowers, but not all flowers become fruits. Fruits are typically derived from the ovaries of a flower and contain seeds.