May 10, 2020
UK people of minority ethnic backgrounds are more likely to die from coronavirus infection than white people.
Apr 19, 2020
PhD opens up several career opportunities inside and outside academia. A new blog series will highlight several post-PhD roles.
Mar 29, 2020
Innovators are using artificial intelligence and genome editing to develop camelina plants to produce omega-3 nutritional oils.
Feb 26, 2020
GMOs can make nutritious food affordable to the poorest, helping us meet dietary targets to protect the environment, improve public...
Feb 11, 2020
A plant science study transformed research when it isolated the first-ever enzyme, diastase.
Jan 28, 2020
Carbon dioxide-eating microbes: synthetic biology can initiate sustainable industrial revolution creating circular economy
Genetically engineered bacteria and yeast grow on carbon dioxide instead of sugars. Synthetic biology organisms can initiate a sustainable revolution.
Jan 08, 2020
2019 saw a significant shift in media reporting and dialogue around climate change and biodiversity loss. Several comprehensive and influential...
Nov 11, 2019
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
Last year, I became a father for the first time. I knew then that I’d have to make significant lifestyle...
Sep 27, 2019
Dashain or Bijaya Dashami, the main festival in the Hindu calendar, is fast approaching. On this occasion, elders give blessings...