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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Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
Regulating plant gene produces chemicals that repel plant pathogens
New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease
18 May 2019. The fifth international “ Fascination of Plants Day ”, a global event, under the umbrella of the European Plant Science...
Food waste and food loss: tech to the rescue
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
PCR: miracle tool helps solve crimes and cure diseases
Agriculture helped to build our civilisation; now it threatens to lead the charge to our downfall. Our agriculture system keeps...
Bhutan can grow quinoa
Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake
Countries across the world have built their economies on energy use. But economic growth on non-renewable sources isn’t sustainable. Moreover,...
Fascination of Plants Day at TalkPlant
Residential emissions biggest killer in Nepal
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...
Air pollution: can we fix it?
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Interstellar greenhouses: how a single molecule could be key to growing plants in microgravity