18 May 2019. The fifth international “ Fascination of Plants Day ”, a global event, under the umbrella of the European Plant Science...
Environmental effects of China smoking
Overeating: food waste that kills
Monotropa uniflora: how a plant conned fungi
Agriculture helped to build our civilisation; now it threatens to lead the charge to our downfall. Our agriculture system keeps...
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Unravelling the secret of antibiotic resistance
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part I
Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...
Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders
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Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
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