A plant science study transformed research when it isolated the first-ever enzyme, diastase.
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New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease
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Right Place, Right Tree: app informs urban canopy planting in cities
2019 saw a significant shift in media reporting and dialogue around climate change and biodiversity loss. Several comprehensive and influential...
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100-word explainer: how microalgae produce nitrous oxide
Environmental effects of China smoking
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
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...
Regulating plant gene produces chemicals that repel plant pathogens
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