Paper addresses fieldwork safety for minority scientists

Scientists and graduate students with minority identities who conduct fieldwork report being stalked, followed, sexually assaulted, harassed, threatened, having guns pulled on them and police called on them.

Smartphone app might help when picking peanuts

Georgia's peanut crop generates more than $600 million annually, but determining the optimal harvest time for the crop can be tricky. Current crop assessment tools are time consuming and prone to human error, leading to millions ...

Call to restore Indigenous names for plants and animals

Indigenous names for plants and animals should be restored within the scientific naming system according to AUT's Professor Len Gillman and University of Auckland's Dr Shane Wright. Their proposal was published today in Communications ...

Monsanto lose case against French farmer

France's highest appeals court rejected Wednesday a Monsanto bid to overturn a ruling against it in a suit brought by farmer Paul Francois, who was intoxicated by the firm's weed-killer Lasso.

Could breadfruit be the next superfood?

A fruit used for centuries in countries around the world is getting the nutritional thumbs-up from a team of British Columbia researchers.

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