Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Jenny Su

For Professor Jenny Su, president of Taiwan’s National Cheng Kung University, universities have a social responsibility to respond to national and global crises.

POEM, The Key To Seed Without Sperm

A new study suggests that pollen tube contents alone can induce seed enlargement, contradicting our previous understanding that fertilization is essential for seed development.

Blue Light ‘Switch’ In Plants Found

A study reveals how a key photoreceptor of plants is turned on and off, allowing them to remain responsive to light.

Researchers Discover Fungal-Plant Hybrid That Practices ‘Closed Marriage’

The plant species, discovered on the subtropical Japanese island of Kuroshima, derives its nutrition from host fungi.

Bloom Where You Are Planted

Even though she wasn't given an opportunity to study science earlier in life, retired NUS botany Professor Gloria Lim eventually made a name for herself in mycology.