tobacco plant

Researchers at Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute are using tobacco plants as ‘green bioreactors’ to produce an anti-inflammatory protein with powerful therapeutic potential. Read more


A research team from the Technical University of Munich has created a biodegradable, non-toxic, and environmentally-friendly insect repellent that can be sprayed directly onto crops of all types. Read more


The team at biotech company CollPlant has been able to engineer tobacco plants to produce collagen for a variety of uses. Read more


Researchers at La Trobe University have found a peptide in the flower of a tobacco plant that could be the first of a brand new kind of antibiotic. Read more


From the Associate editor

Thai Policy Burns

Sometimes it seems regulators are just in a race to outdo each other in coming up with the new policies makes you shake your head in amazement. The latest doozy is from Thailand.

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