18 May 2019. The fifth international “ Fascination of Plants Day ”, a global event, under the umbrella of the European Plant Science...
Chemicals: creators, sustainers and destroyers
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Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
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
Cutting it off: new method allows easy separation of membrane proteins
New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease
Countries across the world have built their economies on energy use. But economic growth on non-renewable sources isn’t sustainable. Moreover,...
Why producing antibiotics is a bad investment?
Pinpointing the location of a new class of plant proteins
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...
Only science will prevent next famine. Just like last time.
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Monotropa uniflora: how a plant conned fungi
Preserving biodiversity is vital to maintain our ecosystems and keep the climate in balance. When it comes to biodiversity, we...
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
Osmosis: phenomenon born out of plant science linked physics and physiology, saves lives
We think we are different, but eat same things. Why?