Reforestation rules to maximise carbon capture, biodiversity recovery and livelihood benefits.
Blogs, Science News
High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
Regulating plant gene produces chemicals that repel plant pathogens
Bhutan can grow quinoa
Bioengineered bacteria produce a range of sustainable commodities using waste carbon dioxide.
How genetically engineered crops can help us colonise space
New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease
Almost all plastics we make are dumped in landfills. This needs to change immediately.
Blogs, Career Blogs
Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?
Jamara: science of growing barley grass central to Dashain, the main Hindu festival
Benefits of a broader biotech adoption in aquaculture will extend beyond the developed world to improve the lives of those...
Monotropa uniflora: how a plant conned fungi
Sustainable bioproduction: feed bacteria carbon dioxide to make sugar, bioplastic and biofertilisers
Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
From a PhD in cancer biology to science communications, find out more about Dr Kasia Makowska’s career in the TalkPlant...
Interstellar greenhouses: how a single molecule could be key to growing plants in microgravity
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?