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Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
Climate change: science said, ‘eat less meat’. I obliged.
Particle theory: how a humble finding in plant science transformed physics and chemistry
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PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part I
Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
UK people of minority ethnic backgrounds are more likely to die from coronavirus infection than white people.
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
Blogs, Science News
Why I marched for science
100-word explainers, Science News
100-word explainer: How microalgae produce nitrous oxide
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Relocating agriculture can offset increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide for half-century
Carbon dioxide-eating microbes: synthetic biology can initiate sustainable industrial revolution creating circular economy
High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
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The guardians of the genome safeguard DNA to increase seed lifespan
Cutting it off: new method allows easy separation of membrane proteins
AI and plant biotech could produce sustainable omega-3 oils