We all know and appreciate that plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate...
Top heavy, tall, short, naked or hairy: shaping a plant
We think we are different, but eat same things. Why?
Particle theory: how a humble finding in plant science transformed physics and chemistry
Plant breeding is an art of improving crops to meet our needs. We all want and need food that looks...
Interstellar greenhouses: how a single molecule could be key to growing plants in microgravity
Overeating: food waste that kills
Osmosis: phenomenon born out of plant science linked physics and physiology, saves lives
An average American farmer from 1930s grew enough food to feed four people. In the 1960s, the farmer produced enough...
Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?
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Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders
Disregard for plant research by scientists and prize committees mean that it doesn’t get the same prestige as other disciplines . Plant science is...
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part I
Chemicals: creators, sustainers and destroyers
Researching plants is vital for our food security, maintaining our ecosystems and in our fight against climate change. Plant science...
New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease
Cutting it off: new method allows easy separation of membrane proteins
High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars