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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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    South-East Asia as a...

    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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    Pollinator-driven...

    Fri, 28 Feb 2014

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    Félix Forest, Head of Molecular Systematics at Kew, describes the co-evolution of...

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    Ancient Madagascan grass...

    Fri, 7 Feb 2014

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    Maria Vorontsova, Kew's grass taxonomist, describes how an ancient grass lineage from...

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    How did plants evolve...

    Mon, 3 Feb 2014

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    Rafaël Govaerts from Kew's Herbarium describes the discovery of three key traits...

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    12 new carnivorous plant...

    Mon, 20 Jan 2014

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    Martin Cheek, a senior botanist at Kew, describes how 12 new species of carnivorous pitcher...

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    Tiny plants make a huge...

    Mon, 13 Jan 2014

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    Paula Rudall from Kew’s Jodrell Laboratory describes how comparative studies on the...

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    When it comes to genomes,...

    Mon, 6 Jan 2014

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    Jaume Pellicer and colleagues from Kew's Jodrell Laboratory describe the immense variation...

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    Filling in the gaps: seed...

    Mon, 9 Dec 2013

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    Sarah Cody explains how gap analysis is helping our partners collect the seed of crop wild...

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