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?
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part I
Virology: science and medicine discipline emerged from plant science
Agriculture helped to build our civilisation; now it threatens to lead the charge to our downfall. Our agriculture system keeps...
Poor nutrition in Nepal linked to gender inequality
Residential emissions biggest killer in Nepal
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
Countries across the world have built their economies on energy use. But economic growth on non-renewable sources isn’t sustainable. Moreover,...
Top heavy, tall, short, naked or hairy: shaping a plant
Monotropa uniflora: how a plant conned fungi
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
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
PCR: miracle tool helps solve crimes and cure diseases
Preserving biodiversity is vital to maintain our ecosystems and keep the climate in balance. When it comes to biodiversity, we...
Particle theory: how a humble finding in plant science transformed physics and chemistry
Why I marched for science