An average American farmer from 1930s grew enough food to feed four people. In the 1960s, the farmer produced enough...
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Disregard for plant research by scientists and prize committees mean that it doesn’t get the same prestige as other disciplines . Plant science is...
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
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Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
Researching plants is vital for our food security, maintaining our ecosystems and in our fight against climate change. Plant science...
Cutting it off: new method allows easy separation of membrane proteins
How plants conquered the land
The guardians of the genome safeguard DNA to increase seed lifespan
A few years ago when I was getting a haircut, the barbers and other customers mocked and laughed at me...
Health and care challenge: can we live good-quality life with multiple long-term diseases?
Why I marched for science
We think we are different, but eat same things. Why?
Diminishing ecosystems and climate change are hurting the Earth’s biological diversity and wilderness. These things also affect agricultural biodiversity or...
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part I
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
Be in the know: knowing when to say “I don’t know”