Disregard for plant research by scientists and prize committees mean that it doesn’t get the same prestige as other disciplines . Plant science is...
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Why I marched for science
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part II
Why producing antibiotics is a bad investment?
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
Poor nutrition in Nepal linked to gender inequality
How plants conquered the land
A few years ago when I was getting a haircut, the barbers and other customers mocked and laughed at me...
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
Air pollution: can we fix it?
Be in the know: knowing when to say “I don’t know”
Diminishing ecosystems and climate change are hurting the Earth’s biological diversity and wilderness. These things also affect agricultural biodiversity or...
Overeating: food waste that kills
Environmental effects of China smoking
A final year PhD student got in touch with me recently to get some advice about career options outside academia....
Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars