Oh Carp! Is it a new week already? We have another episode for you, this time talking about priming in maize, biosensors and carp science! Do you know whether carp can hear music? Tell us. We need to know.… Read more
A new episode is here! We’re talking about a sheep made of vegetables in the mountains, microneedles on plant leaves and the amazin work of Joanne Chory.
- Vegetable Lamb of Tartary
- Alpine Cushion Plants New Zealand
- Bloom of the Week – Vegetable Sheep
- Joanne Chory
- Washington Post article: Joanne Chory is harnessing plants to stop climate change
- The Scientist: Into the Light: A Profile of Joanne Chory
- Harnessing Plants Initiative
- Her TED talk: Joanne Chory: How supercharged plants could slow climate
- Genome-wide role of codon usage on transcription and identification of potential regulators
- Codon usage bias and nuclear mRNA concentration: Correlation vs.
We’re blue, da ba dee, da ba dye – Our sauerkraut senses were tingling when we read today’s science story about a blue dye made from cabbage. Also: something we can learn from the pandemic and how to get burned by parsnips.… Read more
Your favourite tools are back to talk about some great science tools: a 28-page guide book for SciComm, DIY microscopes and the best AI-crafted pickup lines this side of the Mississippi. Also some actual plant science.… Read more
A bumblebee’s tongue is not something we thought to discuss but here we are. This week, by pure coincidence, is all about plants and their pollinators. Follow the buzz, sip some nectar and come along for some plant science.… Read more
This is technically still a plant podcast even though we talk a suspiciously long time about fancy words and worms. There is also a new favourite plant, an awesome researcher and cool new science from the last week or so!
- Eutrema salsugineum – eXtreme Plants
- Learning from Evolution: Thellungiella Generates New Knowledge on Essential and Critical Components of Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants
- Berta Lange de Morretes, 1917 – 2016 (99 years)
- Gabrielle Adams on Twitter
- Video: Less is more: Why our brains struggle to subtract
- News and Views: Adding is favoured over subtracting in problem solving
- Construction of simple structures drastically improves biotope health along streams
- Hubert Duprat’ precious larvae — Cercle
- Want other scientists to cite you?
This week, we’re welcoming our close friend Etienne Meyer to the show. Together with Joram, he just published a new paper on ATP synthase research and we take the chance to talk about it. … Read more
Plants and herbivorous insects have long struggled in an evolutionary arms race. Now, in the first example of animals thieving plant genes, research shows that sweet potato whiteflies have overcome plant defences by looting the plants’ own genetic arsenal. … Read more