An average American farmer from 1930s grew enough food to feed four people. In the 1960s, the farmer produced enough...
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Food waste and food loss: tech to the rescue
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How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
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How plants conquered the land
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Why I marched for science
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Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part II
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
Diminishing ecosystems and climate change are hurting the Earth’s biological diversity and wilderness. These things also affect agricultural biodiversity or...
Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
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