What do you think of when you think of plants?
Tag - Plant Science
Botanists aren't always genetic engineers. This week Nigel Chaffey finds some have branched out into civil engineering.
If we hope kelp is going to mitigate climate change, then we might need to think again about over-fishing and kelp harvesting.
From Root Biology, via Plant Cytoskeleton, Polarity, Gravity, Plant Signalling and Intelligence, Biological Rhythms up to Patterns, and Evolution of Eukaryotic...
A community repository of plant illustrations
The Botany of Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century. Yota Batsaki, Sarah Burke Cahalan and Anatole Tchikine (Editors). Dumbarton Oaks, 2016. Notwithstanding...
Why can you find colourful plants, where they're hardest to see? Iridoplasts, an overlooked plastid, improve photosynthesis and look great while doing it.
Looking back to the annus horribilis that was 2016 we might reflect on the loss of so many icons of the world of music, e.g. David Bowie, Prince, Leonard...
Modern materials get solve long-standing problems, when they get a helping hand from plants.
"A rose by any other name would smell as sweet", said Shakespeare - who clearly hadn't met any botanists.