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Plant science: overlooked research area that gave birth to cell biology

Researching plants is vital for our food security, maintaining our ecosystems and in our fight against climate change. Plant science...
Nov 26, 2018
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Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?

A few years ago when I was getting a haircut, the barbers and other customers mocked and laughed at me...
Nov 01, 2018
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We think we are different, but eat same things. Why?

Diminishing ecosystems and climate change are hurting the Earth’s biological diversity and wilderness. These things also affect agricultural biodiversity or...
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PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part II

A final year PhD student got in touch with me recently to get some advice about career options outside academia....
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PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part I

A final year PhD student got in touch with me recently to get some advice about career options outside academia....
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Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?

We know that animals can defend themselves from various internal and internal threats. The immune system works inside the body...
Jun 07, 2018
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Poor nutrition in Nepal linked to gender inequality

Nepal is one of the few countries worldwide that denies women the equal right to relay their nationality to their...
Jun 01, 2018
855

Overeating: food waste that kills

One-third of all food that we produce goes to waste. Inefficiencies in the food chain mean that food is lost,...
May 16, 2018
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100-word explainer: When is ozone bad?

In 1987, countries worldwide signed the Montreal Protocol to protect the depleting ozone in the atmosphere. Ozone/trioxygen (O3) is a gas that...
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Health and care challenge: can we live good-quality life with multiple long-term diseases?

21 February 2017 – I flew back to the UK after a few months in Nepal. I decided to return...