A plant science study transformed research when it isolated the first-ever enzyme, diastase.
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
Genetically engineered bacteria and yeast grow on carbon dioxide instead of sugars. Synthetic biology organisms can initiate a sustainable revolution.
Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders
Unravelling the secret of antibiotic resistance
Residential emissions biggest killer in Nepal
Natural ingredients in cannabis may provide a solution to the global antibiotic resistance crisis. A recent study , published in bioRxiv...
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Poor nutrition in Nepal linked to gender inequality
2019 saw a significant shift in media reporting and dialogue around climate change and biodiversity loss. Several comprehensive and influential...
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
Pinpointing the location of a new class of plant proteins
Nitrous oxide (N2O) — a potent greenhouse and ozone-depleting gas — is rising at the fastest rate in 22,000 years. N2O correlates with the growth...
Why I marched for science
New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease