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Kew is a world-leading botanical and mycological research institution. The Kew Science blog aims to highlight the breadth and depth of the work carried out across our science directorate.

At Kew there are over 300 scientists, working on the latest scientific developments in plant and fungal research. Read our blog to explore some of the results and activities of our global science and conservation research program, and to keep up to date with current developments in Kew science and science policy.

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    Plants: From Roots to Riches

    Mon, 21 Jul 2014

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    Kew's Director of Science, Professor Kathy Willis, describes the BBC Radio 4 series Plants:...

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    Discovering new species of...

    Fri, 4 Jul 2014

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    New species of porcini are turning up in all sorts of locations, from tropical Australia to...

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    Unravelling the...

    Mon, 23 Jun 2014

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    Plantasia, Kew’s summer festival celebrating the positive effects of plants, is underway....

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    Kew’s new Tropical Plant...

    Fri, 13 Jun 2014

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    A new book written by botanists from Kew’s Herbarium aims to convey information about...

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    How quickly do tropical...

    Tue, 3 Jun 2014

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    Disturbance is not a new phenomenon in tropical forests, yet we know relatively little about...

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    Island plant diversity:...

    Thu, 22 May 2014

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    This year’s International Day for Biological Diversity highlights the uniqueness of island...

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    New skeleton found in...

    Fri, 16 May 2014

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    Research phytochemist Geoffrey Kite describes the discovery of a quinolizidine alkaloid with...

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    Plants to pixels:...

    Fri, 9 May 2014

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    As the proportion of Kew’s herbarium specimens accessible online passes a significant...

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    The medicinal plant names...

    Fri, 2 May 2014

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    Liz Dauncey, Business Development Officer for Kew’s Medicinal Plant Names Services, tells us...

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    Rescuing the threatened...

    Fri, 25 Apr 2014

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    A new Darwin Plus project will take further steps to rescue the threatened Caicos pine from...

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    Southeast Asia as a cradle...

    Tue, 1 Apr 2014

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    Sven Buerki, from Kew’s Jodrell Laboratory, discusses the idea that islands located in the...

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    The Nagoya Protocol comes...

    Fri, 14 Mar 2014

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    China Williams, from Kew’s Conventions and Policy Section, reports on the latest...

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    What's in a...

    Fri, 7 Mar 2014

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    William Milliken, Head of Kew's Tropical America team, examines the importance of Kew's...

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