As the world endures the impacts of a rapidly changing climate — sea level rise, extreme weather events, warming and acidifying oceans (among many...
Plant science discovered first-ever enzyme and kick-started biochemistry
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Blogs, Science News
Relocating agriculture can offset increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide for half-century
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Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?
UK people of minority ethnic backgrounds are more likely to die from coronavirus infection than white people.
How genetically engineered crops can help us colonise space
Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
The guardians of the genome safeguard DNA to increase seed lifespan
I currently work as a Senior Funding Policy Manager at UKRI. Read to find out more about this role.
Bhutan can grow quinoa
Planting trees is vital, but it won’t stop climate change. We must reduce fossil fuel use.
Right Place, Right Tree: app informs urban canopy planting in cities
In my first job outside academia, I worked as a Research Programme Manager at NIHR. Read to find out more...
High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
Regulating plant gene produces chemicals that repel plant pathogens