Disregard for plant research by scientists and prize committees mean that it doesn’t get the same prestige as other disciplines . Plant science is...
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Why I marched for science
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Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?
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Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
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Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration