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
Top heavy, tall, short, naked or hairy: shaping a plant
Food waste and food loss: tech to the rescue
Researching plants is vital for our food security, maintaining our ecosystems and in our fight against climate change. Plant science...
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Poor nutrition in Nepal linked to gender inequality
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A few years ago when I was getting a haircut, the barbers and other customers mocked and laughed at me...
Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders
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Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
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Why I marched for science
A final year PhD student got in touch with me recently to get some advice about career options outside academia....
Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?
Beneficial plant microbes can help purify polluted air