Nearly two-thirds Bhutanese engage in subsistence agriculture to meet their household food security, but it’s still not enough to feed...
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Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake
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High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
18 May 2019. The fifth international “ Fascination of Plants Day ”, a global event, under the umbrella of the European Plant Science...
PCR: miracle tool helps solve crimes and cure diseases
Interstellar greenhouses: how a single molecule could be key to growing plants in microgravity
Top heavy, tall, short, naked or hairy: shaping a plant
Agriculture helped to build our civilisation; now it threatens to lead the charge to our downfall. Our agriculture system keeps...
Cutting it off: new method allows easy separation of membrane proteins
Regulating plant gene produces chemicals that repel plant pathogens
Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
Countries across the world have built their economies on energy use. But economic growth on non-renewable sources isn’t sustainable. Moreover,...
Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
Bhutan can grow quinoa
Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...
Genetic engineering can improve agrobiodiversity
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing