Disregard for plant research by scientists and prize committees mean that it doesn’t get the same prestige as other disciplines . Plant science is...
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Be in the know: knowing when to say “I don’t know”
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
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High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
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
Why producing antibiotics is a bad investment?
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...
Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders
Health and care challenge: can we live good-quality life with multiple long-term diseases?
A final year PhD student got in touch with me recently to get some advice about career options outside academia....
Air pollution: can we fix it?
Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?