18 May 2019. The fifth international “ Fascination of Plants Day ”, a global event, under the umbrella of the European Plant Science...
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Unravelling the secret of antibiotic resistance
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
How plants conquered the land
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Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...
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Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
Preserving biodiversity is vital to maintain our ecosystems and keep the climate in balance. When it comes to biodiversity, we...
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
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