An average American farmer from 1930s grew enough food to feed four people. In the 1960s, the farmer produced enough...
Beneficial plant microbes can help purify polluted air
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Blogs, Science News
High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
Disregard for plant research by scientists and prize committees mean that it doesn’t get the same prestige as other disciplines . Plant science is...
Top heavy, tall, short, naked or hairy: shaping a plant
Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders
Why I marched for science
Researching plants is vital for our food security, maintaining our ecosystems and in our fight against climate change. Plant science...
Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
Unravelling the secret of antibiotic resistance
A few years ago when I was getting a haircut, the barbers and other customers mocked and laughed at me...
Particle theory: how a humble finding in plant science transformed physics and chemistry
Be in the know: knowing when to say “I don’t know”
Chemicals: creators, sustainers and destroyers
Diminishing ecosystems and climate change are hurting the Earth’s biological diversity and wilderness. These things also affect agricultural biodiversity or...
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part II