A new study uses computational modelling to determine how and why cotton quality develops.
What is it that gives bamboo its rapid growth? One team has been looking for the answer not with the fastest plants, but with the slower variants to see what they lack.
Joseph Stinziano investigates how something you might find in jam controls how easily trees open or close access their leaves.
Could onions peel back the layers of future developments in artificial muscle construction and soft robotics?
Results strongly suggest that cytoplasmic streaming is a key determinant of plant size.