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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Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
Agriculture helped to build our civilisation; now it threatens to lead the charge to our downfall. Our agriculture system keeps...
How plants conquered the land
Regulating plant gene produces chemicals that repel plant pathogens
Countries across the world have built their economies on energy use. But economic growth on non-renewable sources isn’t sustainable. Moreover,...
High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
Be in the know: knowing when to say “I don’t know”
Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?
Overeating: food waste that kills
Preserving biodiversity is vital to maintain our ecosystems and keep the climate in balance. When it comes to biodiversity, we...
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?