A plant science study transformed research when it isolated the first-ever enzyme, diastase.
Top heavy, tall, short, naked or hairy: shaping a plant
Interstellar greenhouses: how a single molecule could be key to growing plants in microgravity
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
Genetically engineered bacteria and yeast grow on carbon dioxide instead of sugars. Synthetic biology organisms can initiate a sustainable revolution.
PCR: miracle tool helps solve crimes and cure diseases
Climate change: science said, ‘eat less meat’. I obliged.
Organic farming cannot feed the world
Natural ingredients in cannabis may provide a solution to the global antibiotic resistance crisis. A recent study , published in bioRxiv...
How plants conquered the land
Bhutan can grow quinoa
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...
Only science will prevent next famine. Just like last time.
100-word explainers, Science News
100-word explainer: how microalgae produce nitrous oxide
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
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...
Poor nutrition in Nepal linked to gender inequality
100-word explainer: How plants recognise gravity?