Natural ingredients in cannabis may provide a solution to the global antibiotic resistance crisis. A recent study , published in bioRxiv...
Pinpointing the location of a new class of plant proteins
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Relocating agriculture can offset increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide for half-century
2019 saw a significant shift in media reporting and dialogue around climate change and biodiversity loss. Several comprehensive and influential...
Environmental effects of China smoking
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
How plants conquered the land
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...
Planting trees is vital, but it won’t stop climate change. We must reduce fossil fuel use.
Unravelling the secret of antibiotic resistance
Heatwaves affect billions of people around the world, and with increasing global temperatures, more people are set to face heatwaves...
Regulating plant gene produces chemicals that repel plant pathogens
The recent discovery of a new water-containing planet that orbits a distant star has grabbed headlines. This is the first time...
Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake
Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss