From the 21st to the 29th October Norwich holds the Norwich Science Festival. During these two weeks, activities, talks, and stands are run for all members of the public from kids to Grandparents.
It is an opportunity for scientists to take their work out of the lab and show to the public, to initiate debate with the public, and to show kids how cool science is!
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You may have heard plant scientists saying they used “plant transformation” to express a gene within a target plant. But what exactly does this mean?
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Mental health awareness day was this week: It’s a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma, so it felt right to do another post about mental health.
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Hello, and welcome to the first of my new blog series, which is going to be all about plant science. In this series I want to write about plant science- what plant scientists do, the basics of some of the experiments we carry out, and interesting things about plant science.
In this post I will be introducing you to Arabidopsis, one of the most widely studied plants.
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