Author: Anne

Faces of Plant Science: Prof John Bryant

Check out “Functional Biology of Plants”, co-authored by John Bryant and Martin Hodson, on Facebook for current plant science news and discussions.  1) What is your research about?  I have now retired but when still doing research, I studied DNA…


Why are blue-green algae called cyanobacteria?

Why are blue-green algae called cyanobacteria? Question asked by @subha1900 on Twitter.  It’s probably easier to explain this by asking the question the other way round: Why are cyanobacteria also called blue-green algae? The reason is that cyanobacteria appeared to look…


My first day at a university

This article is part of a series of blog posts written by students from Didcot Girls’ School. All posts can be found under the category STEM Club.  I will start from the beginning. My name is Nicoleta, I am 14…