18 May 2019. The fifth international “ Fascination of Plants Day ”, a global event, under the umbrella of the European Plant Science...
Top heavy, tall, short, naked or hairy: shaping a plant
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
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
How plants conquered the land
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High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
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
Chemicals: creators, sustainers and destroyers
Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...
Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
Why I marched for science
Preserving biodiversity is vital to maintain our ecosystems and keep the climate in balance. When it comes to biodiversity, we...
Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake
We think we are different, but eat same things. Why?