18 May 2019. The fifth international “ Fascination of Plants Day ”, a global event, under the umbrella of the European Plant Science...
Monotropa uniflora: how a plant conned fungi
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Why I marched for science
Agriculture helped to build our civilisation; now it threatens to lead the charge to our downfall. Our agriculture system keeps...
Unravelling the secret of antibiotic resistance
Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
Pinpointing the location of a new class of plant proteins
Countries across the world have built their economies on energy use. But economic growth on non-renewable sources isn’t sustainable. Moreover,...
Chemicals: creators, sustainers and destroyers
Plant science: overlooked research area that gave birth to cell biology
Health and care challenge: can we live good-quality life with multiple long-term diseases?
Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...
Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
Preserving biodiversity is vital to maintain our ecosystems and keep the climate in balance. When it comes to biodiversity, we...
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders