An average American farmer from 1930s grew enough food to feed four people. In the 1960s, the farmer produced enough...
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part II
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
Disregard for plant research by scientists and prize committees mean that it doesn’t get the same prestige as other disciplines . Plant science is...
Monotropa uniflora: how a plant conned fungi
Only science will prevent next famine. Just like last time.
We think we are different, but eat same things. Why?
Researching plants is vital for our food security, maintaining our ecosystems and in our fight against climate change. Plant science...
New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease
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Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
How plants conquered the land
A few years ago when I was getting a haircut, the barbers and other customers mocked and laughed at me...
Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
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
Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders