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Shedding light on photosynthesis research

By Angela White Photosynthesis is a major target area for crop improvement. In July 2014, I caught up with three plant scientists researching photosynthesis to discover their latest findings, which were presented at the Society for Experimental Biology’s annual main … Continue reading

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Looking through a green marble

By Alan G. Jones The Nobel Prize-winning atmospheric chemist, Paul J. Crutzen is considered to have coined the term ‘Anthropocene’, using it in reference to the indelible mark that human activity has now left on our planet’s natural systems and … Continue reading

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