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New research project aims to catalyse a rice revolution that will benefit low-income farmers and save water
17 Oct 2019
The threat to global food security from the fungal pathogen that causes stem rust in wheat has eased but an “ongoing arms race” needs constant vigilance
22 Dec 2017
An aphid. "You’re kidding me; that’s no aphid – aphids can’t talk." We may not be able to talk but we can communicate, and very well, just watch this year’s Christmas lectures.
21 Dec 2017
Rothamsted comments on research published today that links reduced survival of honey bees to the combined effects of neonicotinoid pesticides and intensive agriculture
20 Dec 2017
Don’t visit politicians only to complain; push at a door that is opening; translation comes after understanding, not before; communicate – the natural philosophy of Paul Nurse
18 Dec 2017
Bumblebees regularly tackle the Travelling Salesman Problem to improve their foraging routes, a skill that promises to yield solutions in the fields of robotics and logistics
11 Dec 2017
If agricultural production has not become sustainable by 2030, it will be “incredibly hard” to make up for lost time while also ensuring food security for a rising global population.
30 Nov 2017