News archive

China: Yielding results to feed a people

14 December 2018

Hepeng Jia

Studies to improve the productivity, resistance and taste of rice crops are central to China’s commanding position in plant biology.

Corporate collaboration boosts buzz on research

1 December 2017

Smriti Mallapaty

Papers authored by academic and corporate partners are more widely discussed online.

Tracing bloodlines for the roots of an age-old friendship

17 July 2016

Bianca Nogrady

An international team hunt for the origins of dog domestication.