An average American farmer from 1930s grew enough food to feed four people. In the 1960s, the farmer produced enough...
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Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
Disregard for plant research by scientists and prize committees mean that it doesn’t get the same prestige as other disciplines . Plant science is...
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders
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Poor nutrition in Nepal linked to gender inequality
Unravelling the secret of antibiotic resistance
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Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
A few years ago when I was getting a haircut, the barbers and other customers mocked and laughed at me...
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part I
Health and care challenge: can we live good-quality life with multiple long-term diseases?
Particle theory: how a humble finding in plant science transformed physics and chemistry
Diminishing ecosystems and climate change are hurting the Earth’s biological diversity and wilderness. These things also affect agricultural biodiversity or...
High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
Only science will prevent next famine. Just like last time.