18 May 2019. The fifth international “ Fascination of Plants Day ”, a global event, under the umbrella of the European Plant Science...
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
Particle theory: how a humble finding in plant science transformed physics and chemistry
Virology: science and medicine discipline emerged from plant science
Agriculture helped to build our civilisation; now it threatens to lead the charge to our downfall. Our agriculture system keeps...
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Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake
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New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease
The guardians of the genome safeguard DNA to increase seed lifespan
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...
Overeating: food waste that kills
Beneficial plant microbes can help purify polluted air
Preserving biodiversity is vital to maintain our ecosystems and keep the climate in balance. When it comes to biodiversity, we...
Health and care challenge: can we live good-quality life with multiple long-term diseases?
Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?