Wheat stem rust

Defending crops with maths

18 Mar 2011

A mathematical toolkit could dramatically reduce crop losses from pests and pathogens, helping to safeguard future food security.

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Household takes refuge from the rain in central Malawi

Famine’s changing face

01 Jan 2010

Dr Zoltán Tiba’s research on why famines happen is posing questions about the root causes and possible long-term interventions.

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Clockwork

Clockwork plants

01 May 2008

How do plants tell the time and the passing of the seasons? Plant scientists are enlisting the help of engineers in their quest to uncover the rhythms of circadian clocks.

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