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07 Oct 2010
The South American country of Guyana (formerly British Guiana) has a rich biological and cultural heritage, well-represented in Kew's Economic Botany Collection. A research project seeks to view the historic collections in the context of today's people and environment.
06 Oct 2010
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05 Oct 2010
Scientists at Kew’s Jodrell Laboratory have discovered that Paris japonica, a striking rare native plant of Japan, has the largest genome of them all – bigger than the human genome and even larger than the previous record holder - the marbled lungfish. The results are published in the Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society.20 likes
04 Oct 2010
Kew Shop is proud to introduce a new collection of beautiful fine bone china mugs featuring celebrated botanical prints by Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759-1840).27 likes
04 Oct 2010
Find out how Jane Samuels, the Access and Equality Manager at the British Museum, helped to make Kew's South Africa Landscape accessible to all sectors of society – with a particular emphasis on diverse and disabled audiences.
01 Oct 2010
We are now entering the final phase of the International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) competition 2010 and many people will be getting their entries ready for the November 30th deadline. So what are the judges looking for?
01 Oct 2010
Kew scientists are involved in two recently funded projects that will optimise the use of plants as natural pesticides in Africa.11 likes
30 Sep 2010
A visitor to Kew sheds light on tapa cloth made 170 years ago by her Polynesian forebears.
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