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Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
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How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
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Air pollution: can we fix it?
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
Blogs, Science News
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....
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The real hustle: how a plant conned fungi
Food waste and food loss: tech to the rescue
Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?
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