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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Why I marched for science
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
Agriculture helped to build our civilisation; now it threatens to lead the charge to our downfall. Our agriculture system keeps...
High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake
Why producing antibiotics is a bad investment?
Countries across the world have built their economies on energy use. But economic growth on non-renewable sources isn’t sustainable. Moreover,...
Monotropa uniflora: how a plant conned fungi
Only science will prevent next famine. Just like last time.
Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...
Environmental effects of China smoking
Food waste and food loss: tech to the rescue
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?
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part I