Disregard for plant research by scientists and prize committees mean that it doesn’t get the same prestige as other disciplines . Plant science is...
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part II
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Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?
Researching plants is vital for our food security, maintaining our ecosystems and in our fight against climate change. Plant science...
High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease
Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
A few years ago when I was getting a haircut, the barbers and other customers mocked and laughed at me...
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Diminishing ecosystems and climate change are hurting the Earth’s biological diversity and wilderness. These things also affect agricultural biodiversity or...
Particle theory: how a humble finding in plant science transformed physics and chemistry
Beneficial plant microbes can help purify polluted air
A final year PhD student got in touch with me recently to get some advice about career options outside academia....
Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders