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Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
The recent discovery of a new water-containing planet that orbits a distant star has grabbed headlines. This is the first time...
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
Beneficial plant microbes can help purify polluted air
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
Last year, I became a father for the first time. I knew then that I’d have to make significant lifestyle...
Monotropa uniflora: how a plant conned fungi
Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?
Health and care challenge: can we live good-quality life with multiple long-term diseases?
Dashain or Bijaya Dashami, the main festival in the Hindu calendar, is fast approaching. On this occasion, elders give blessings...
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Interstellar greenhouses: how a single molecule could be key to growing plants in microgravity
Breakdown in the climate and global heating is amongst the most discussed topic by the public and the media. The...
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
Overeating: food waste that kills
Relocating agriculture can offset increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide for half-century