The Botany of Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century. Yota Batsaki, Sarah Burke Cahalan and Anatole Tchikine (Editors). Dumbarton Oaks, 2016. Notwithstanding...
Tag - science communication
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.
It is our great pleasure to welcome Dr Ian Street to our editorial team. Ian will be taking on the role of our first ever Resources Editor. What is a Resources...
"A rose by any other name would smell as sweet", said Shakespeare - who clearly hadn't met any botanists.
Human pollution of the seas is turning a gentle rain of food in the marine abyss into something nastier.
A survey that said most Americans couldn't name a living scientist. People on Twitter took this as inspiration for a positive response.
For Valentine's Day Nigel Chaffey finds a tale of an unlikely couple who have set up home together, though it ends in tears.
This week Nigel Chaffey finds a gentler way to kill a plant.