Nov 11, 2019
26

How genetically engineered crops can help us colonise space

The recent discovery of a new water-containing planet that orbits a distant star has grabbed headlines. This is the first time...
Oct 15, 2019
365

Climate change: science said, ‘eat less meat’. I obliged.

Last year, I became a father for the first time. I knew then that I’d have to make significant lifestyle...
Sep 27, 2019
600

Jamara: science of growing barley grass central to Dashain, the main Hindu festival

Dashain or Bijaya Dashami, the main festival in the Hindu calendar, is fast approaching. On this occasion, elders give blessings...
Sep 20, 2019
513

Climate Strikes: Scientists want you to join civil disobedience movements

Breakdown in the climate and global heating is amongst the most discussed topic by the public and the media. The...
Sep 01, 2019
402

Relocating agriculture can offset increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide for half-century

Land. It’s where we’re born, where we work and built houses, roads and railways. The land is where we live...
Jul 11, 2019
741

Bhutan can grow quinoa

Nearly two-thirds Bhutanese engage in subsistence agriculture to meet their household food security, but it’s still not enough to feed...
May 19, 2019
709

Fascination of Plants Day at TalkPlant

18 May 2019. The fifth international “ Fascination of Plants Day ”, a global event, under the umbrella of the European Plant Science...
May 15, 2019
2K

Organic farming cannot feed the world

Agriculture helped to build our civilisation; now it threatens to lead the charge to our downfall. Our agriculture system keeps...
Apr 22, 2019
821

Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake

Countries across the world have built their economies on energy use. But economic growth on non-renewable sources isn’t sustainable. Moreover,...
Apr 16, 2019
804

Virology: science and medicine discipline emerged from plant science

Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...