Indoor farms produce a range of products, but most don’t grow staple crops. It’s especially puzzling given that staple crops,...
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Chemicals: creators, sustainers and destroyers
Environmental effects of China smoking
In our aim to beat world hunger, we face grand challenges to grow more food. But technology is helping us...
Top heavy, tall, short, naked or hairy: shaping a plant
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
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: How plants recognise gravity?
100-word explainer: When is a microbe not a microbe?
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...
Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders