Heatwaves affect billions of people around the world, and with increasing global temperatures, more people are set to face heatwaves...
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Relocating agriculture can offset increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide for half-century
Regulating plant gene produces chemicals that repel plant pathogens
How plants conquered the land
The recent discovery of a new water-containing planet that orbits a distant star has grabbed headlines. This is the first time...
Monotropa uniflora: how a plant conned fungi
Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Last year, I became a father for the first time. I knew then that I’d have to make significant lifestyle...
Plant science: overlooked research area that gave birth to cell biology
Osmosis: phenomenon born out of plant science linked physics and physiology, saves lives
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
Dashain or Bijaya Dashami, the main festival in the Hindu calendar, is fast approaching. On this occasion, elders give blessings...
Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?
How genetically engineered crops can help us colonise space
Beneficial plant microbes can help purify polluted air
Breakdown in the climate and global heating is amongst the most discussed topic by the public and the media. The...
Jamara: science of growing barley grass central to Dashain, the main Hindu festival
Pinpointing the location of a new class of plant proteins
Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?