18 May 2019. The fifth international “ Fascination of Plants Day ”, a global event, under the umbrella of the European Plant Science...
Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders
Overeating: food waste that kills
Genetic engineering can improve agrobiodiversity
Agriculture helped to build our civilisation; now it threatens to lead the charge to our downfall. Our agriculture system keeps...
New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease
Pinpointing the location of a new class of plant proteins
The guardians of the genome safeguard DNA to increase seed lifespan
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
Monotropa uniflora: how a plant conned fungi
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...
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Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
Why I marched for science
Only science will prevent next famine. Just like last time.
Preserving biodiversity is vital to maintain our ecosystems and keep the climate in balance. When it comes to biodiversity, we...
Top heavy, tall, short, naked or hairy: shaping a plant
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake