Countries across the world have built their economies on energy use. But economic growth on non-renewable sources isn’t sustainable. Moreover,...
Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?
Only science will prevent next famine. Just like last time.
Be in the know: knowing when to say “I don’t know”
Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?
Preserving biodiversity is vital to maintain our ecosystems and keep the climate in balance. When it comes to biodiversity, we...
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Why producing antibiotics is a bad investment?
Particle theory: how a humble finding in plant science transformed physics and chemistry
Plants fix carbon through photosynthesis, but they release chemicals into the soil that contain one-fifth of the carbon they make....
New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease
Plant science: overlooked research area that gave birth to cell biology
Why I marched for science
We all know and appreciate that plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate...
Genetic engineering can improve agrobiodiversity
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?