Researching plants is vital for our food security, maintaining our ecosystems and in our fight against climate change. Plant science...
Pinpointing the location of a new class of plant proteins
Residential emissions biggest killer in Nepal
New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease
A few years ago when I was getting a haircut, the barbers and other customers mocked and laughed at me...
We think we are different, but eat same things. Why?
The real hustle: how a plant conned fungi
Blogs, Science News
Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
Diminishing ecosystems and climate change are hurting the Earth’s biological diversity and wilderness. These things also affect agricultural biodiversity or...
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
Beneficial plant microbes can help purify polluted air
Chemicals: creators, sustainers and destroyers
A final year PhD student got in touch with me recently to get some advice about career options outside academia....
High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?