We all know and appreciate that plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate...
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Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
Interstellar greenhouses: how a single molecule could be key to growing plants in microgravity
Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?
Plant breeding is an art of improving crops to meet our needs. We all want and need food that looks...
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
Only science will prevent next famine. Just like last time.
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
An average American farmer from 1930s grew enough food to feed four people. In the 1960s, the farmer produced enough...
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
Top heavy, tall, short, naked or hairy: shaping a plant
High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
Disregard for plant research by scientists and prize committees mean that it doesn’t get the same prestige as other disciplines . Plant science is...
We think we are different, but eat same things. Why?
Osmosis: phenomenon born out of plant science linked physics and physiology, saves lives
Overeating: food waste that kills
Researching plants is vital for our food security, maintaining our ecosystems and in our fight against climate change. Plant science...
How plants conquered the land
Pinpointing the location of a new class of plant proteins