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How to Choose the Best Lab for PhD?

Introduction The primary training during PhD plays a pivotal role in shaping and preparing an individual for a life-long career in scientific research. You will be typically involved in making an original and meaningful contribution to a specific research domain. During this journey, you will acquire in-depth knowledge about a research topic, gain specialized skills, […]

Plantae Presents: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Plant Science

Plantae Presents: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Plant Science Featuring Sabina Leonelli, Aalt-Jan van Dijk, Alexander White, and Mohsen Yoosefzadeh When: Friday, January 26, 2024, at 7:00 AM PST | 10:00 AM EST | 3:00 PM GMT | 11:00 PM Beijing About this Webinar Plant scientists generate large amounts of data in order to […]

Will AI Make Plant Science Study or Research Any Different?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly popular with the advent of its feature tools for research and study. These tools have the potential to make complex things simpler and stipulated time shorter. Integration of AI into plant science could help us to understand, interpret and manipulate complex biological processes with more ease and efficiency. Use […]

Switch to a New Research Project

When you’re committed to a research project but are considering switching to a new one, you might wonder if it’s a common practice. Is it normal to change projects? What experiences do others who have made such a switch share? What steps should you take in this scenario? The accompanying infographic provides insights and answers […]

Biotechnology Development in Africa

In Africa, smallholder agriculture is the most common type of farming, and its growth is closely linked to reducing poverty and promoting agricultural development. It is estimated that around 41 million smallholders provide most of the food for both rural and urban residents in Africa. Some challenges African farmers face in food crop production include […]

Genome Editing Tutorial for Beginners

Genome editing  Genome editing is a technique to alter DNA of specific cells or organisms including bacteria, plants and animals. Genome editing has extensive advantages starting from agricultural research to human disease research. Recent advancement of bacterial or engineered nucleases target and or modify genomic DNA regions more accurately and effectively. In the context of […]

Plant Physiology Spotlights October First Authors

In October, we published many innovative manuscripts in Plant Physiology. Behind  the manuscripts are researchers, professors, professionals and students dedicated to advancing the field of plant science. You’ve seen our First Authors on Twitter and Facebook— now, read more about why they chose to pursue plant sciences and click on the links below the pictures […]