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Plants might be able to tell us about the location of...

Neal Stewart, University of Tennessee The notion of plants talking to us about dead people sounds like a bad horror movie. But that’s the theme...

When plants and their microbes are not in sync, the results...

Sheng-Yang He, Michigan State University Many of us have heard about inflammatory bowel disease, a debilitating condition that is associated with an abnormal collection of...

Oleandrin is a deadly plant poison, not a COVID-19 cure

Cassandra Quave, Emory University With COVID-19 cases and deaths rising in the U.S. and globally, identifying new therapies to prevent and combat the virus is...

Oleandrin is a deadly plant poison, not a COVID-19 cure

Cassandra Quave, Emory University With COVID-19 cases and deaths rising in the U.S. and globally, identifying new therapies to prevent and combat the virus is...

Duckweed is an incredible, radiation-fighting astronaut food – and by changing...

Barbara Demmig-Adams, University of Colorado Boulder The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. What’s the big idea? Current industrialized food systems were optimized...

How to manage plant pests and diseases in your victory garden

Matt Kasson, West Virginia University; Brian Lovett, West Virginia University, and Carolee Bull, Pennsylvania State University Home gardening is having a boom year across the...

Crop pathogens are more adaptable than previously thought

Antonis Rokas, Vanderbilt University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Many of the pathogens threatening the world’s major crops...

If you’re not getting enough nature during the lockdown, try bringing...

Kevin Nute, University of Hawaii Pandemics change everything, including the way we design buildings. After the 1918 Spanish flu and the scourge of tuberculosis, there was...

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Richard Gunderman, Indiana University He survived the last great plague in London and the city’s Great Fire. He was imprisoned and persecuted for his religious...