Genetically Modified Food
Engineering plants for a sustainable future
University of Melbourne and AIST (Japan) researchers have discovered a way to modify plant cell walls to potentially produce greener materials like bioplastics.
Talking dirty: The conversation between plants and soil
Nitrogen pollution caused by farming practices is a major problem, but University of Melbourne research has discovered an environmentally friendly alternative.
Improving half the world’s diet
A biofortified rice can help reduce malnutrition by providing key nutrients such as iron and zinc in the diet of half the world’s population.
Empty calories no more
A biofortified rice, rich in iron and zinc, is a step closer to tackling malnutrition in countries dependent on the grain, says University of Melbourne expert.