Researching plants is vital for our food security, maintaining our ecosystems and in our fight against climate change. Plant science...
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Why I marched for science
The guardians of the genome safeguard DNA to increase seed lifespan
Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
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
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Beneficial plant microbes can help purify polluted air
Diminishing ecosystems and climate change are hurting the Earth’s biological diversity and wilderness. These things also affect agricultural biodiversity or...
Top heavy, tall, short, naked or hairy: shaping a plant
A final year PhD student got in touch with me recently to get some advice about career options outside academia....
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part I
Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
PCR: miracle tool helps solve crimes and cure diseases