We all know and appreciate that plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate...
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Only science will prevent next famine. Just like last time.
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Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?
Osmosis: phenomenon born out of plant science linked physics and physiology, saves lives
Interstellar greenhouses: how a single molecule could be key to growing plants in microgravity
An average American farmer from 1930s grew enough food to feed four people. In the 1960s, the farmer produced enough...
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part I
Monotropa uniflora: how a plant conned fungi
Overeating: food waste that kills
Disregard for plant research by scientists and prize committees mean that it doesn’t get the same prestige as other disciplines . Plant science is...
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
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
Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease