Countries across the world have built their economies on energy use. But economic growth on non-renewable sources isn’t sustainable. Moreover,...
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
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High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
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Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
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Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
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Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake
Why I marched for science
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PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part I
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