Children need to learn more about the importance of plants to help them understand the impact of climate change, according to a study published in the Journal of Biological Education.
About one-fifth of species of plants and animals in Europe face the risk of extinction, according to a study published in the scientific journal PLOS. The authors believe agricultural land
A team of researchers from multiple universities in Europe discovered a new mechanism that plants use to sense temperatures, according to a study published in PNAS. The authors believe these
An international team of researchers, including from the University of Nottingham, UK, uncovered a key gene in plants that helps them use energy more efficiently and capture more water and
A team of biologists and engineers from the University of Surrey, UK, developed a new device that could be used to build more efficient solar panels, according to a study
A team from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) and the Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) developed genetically modified plants that can produce sex pheromones
The acceptance of genetically engineered food is a divisive topic that is deeply embedded in the ongoing debate around climate change, sustainability and food security. Despite studies finding that genetically
Sunlight is required for photosynthesis, but too much sunlight can damage plants. So, to protect themselves, plants avoid so-called photodamage by expelling excess light as heat. How they achieve this