18 May 2019. The fifth international “ Fascination of Plants Day ”, a global event, under the umbrella of the European Plant Science...
Osmosis: phenomenon born out of plant science linked physics and physiology, saves lives
Overeating: food waste that kills
Chemicals: creators, sustainers and destroyers
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
Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
How plants conquered the land
Countries across the world have built their economies on energy use. But economic growth on non-renewable sources isn’t sustainable. Moreover,...
New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease
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Food waste and food loss: tech to the rescue
Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...
Top heavy, tall, short, naked or hairy: shaping a plant
We think we are different, but eat same things. Why?
Environmental effects of China smoking
Preserving biodiversity is vital to maintain our ecosystems and keep the climate in balance. When it comes to biodiversity, we...
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?