Kew’s Global Kitchen Cookbook is an illustrated celebration of the amazing variety of edible plants and how we can use them.
How to make plants stick in the mind.
What can satellites tell us about the earth’s chlorophyll density?
Plants most often live side-by-side with other plants. Neighbours compete locally with one another for light, water and soil nutrients. An individual plant may find itself alongside members of other species, “strangers” of its...
Plants – they’ll get you drunk! But they’ll also help cure your hangover!
Backward-looking retrospectives [is there any other kind? – Ed.] are great. And that from the International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University is one of the best. Annually, it publishes its list of...
A study finds that manipulation of transfer cells may provide new opportunities for improving crop yield.
17 year old Sara Volz wins $100 000 scholarship from Intel Science Talent Search for her experiment on algae that she kept under her bed.
Military campaigns are sometimes intended to display ‘shock’ and ‘awe’ to overcome the adversary. Well – and rather less militaristically – Yiannis Manetas’ book, Alice in the Land of Plants: Biology of Plants and...