Disregard for plant research by scientists and prize committees mean that it doesn’t get the same prestige as other disciplines . Plant science is...
We think we are different, but eat same things. Why?
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Air pollution: can we fix it?
Researching plants is vital for our food security, maintaining our ecosystems and in our fight against climate change. Plant science...
Poor nutrition in Nepal linked to gender inequality
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Why producing antibiotics is a bad investment?
Unravelling the secret of antibiotic resistance
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 II
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
Diminishing ecosystems and climate change are hurting the Earth’s biological diversity and wilderness. These things also affect agricultural biodiversity or...
Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?
Why I marched for science
A final year PhD student got in touch with me recently to get some advice about career options outside academia....
Beneficial plant microbes can help purify polluted air