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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Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
Agriculture helped to build our civilisation; now it threatens to lead the charge to our downfall. Our agriculture system keeps...
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Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
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Beneficial plant microbes can help purify polluted air
Be in the know: knowing when to say “I don’t know”
We think we are different, but eat same things. Why?
Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Osmosis: phenomenon born out of plant science linked physics and physiology, saves lives
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Preserving biodiversity is vital to maintain our ecosystems and keep the climate in balance. When it comes to biodiversity, we...
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration