In our aim to beat world hunger, we face grand challenges to grow more food. But technology is helping us...
Blogs, Science News
Why I marched for science
Why producing antibiotics is a bad investment?
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
It’s being hailed as the ‘ new green revolution ’; it’s taking science and media by storm. But what is ‘ speed breeding ’? Speed...
100-word explainer: When is a microbe not a microbe?
100-word explainer: How plants recognise gravity?
Microbes are the most diverse life form on Earth. They’re not only limited to bacteria but also include archaea, fungi,...
100-word explainer: What is speed breeding?
Let’s start off by clearing a longstanding myth – no, bacteria don’t outnumber human cells by a 10-fold in the...
Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
Plants are very much different to us, yet we share many things with them including our planet. The similarities between...
Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders
Air pollution: can we fix it?
Food waste and food loss: Tech to the rescue