Reforestation rules to maximise carbon capture, biodiversity recovery and livelihood benefits.
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
Blogs, Career Blogs
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
Bioengineered bacteria produce a range of sustainable commodities using waste carbon dioxide.
Blogs, Science News
Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake
Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?
The guardians of the genome safeguard DNA to increase seed lifespan
Almost all plastics we make are dumped in landfills. This needs to change immediately.
Post-PhD Career 1: Research Programme Manager
Only science will prevent next famine. Just like last time.
Benefits of a broader biotech adoption in aquaculture will extend beyond the developed world to improve the lives of those...
How genetically engineered crops can help us colonise space
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part II
Monotropa uniflora: how a plant conned fungi
From a PhD in cancer biology to science communications, find out more about Dr Kasia Makowska’s career in the TalkPlant...
Beneficial plant microbes can help purify polluted air
Only new ways to make and break plastic will solve environment pollution