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Environmental effects of China smoking
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A plant science study transformed research when it isolated the first-ever enzyme, diastase.
Interstellar greenhouses: how a single molecule could be key to growing plants in microgravity
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Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake
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Genetically engineered bacteria and yeast grow on carbon dioxide instead of sugars. Synthetic biology organisms can initiate a sustainable revolution.
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Regulating plant gene produces chemicals that repel plant pathogens
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100-word explainer: how microalgae produce nitrous oxide
2019 saw a significant shift in media reporting and dialogue around climate change and biodiversity loss. Several comprehensive and influential...
Relocating agriculture can offset increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide for half-century
Unravelling the secret of antibiotic resistance
Virology: science and medicine discipline emerged from plant science