TOP STORYHow can humanity produce more crops, and more nutritious crops, to feed a global population that will approach 10 billion by 2050? At the 28th TWAS General Meeting, TWAS Prize winner Ismail Cakmak of Turkey (photo), showed that soil micronutrients can increase plant tolerance to stress and improve human health. Chinese researcher Zhang Dabing explained why controlling the number and size of rice flowers could lead to richer harvests. More
Mohamed Hassan, who guided TWAS's growing impact during a quarter-century as TWAS's executive director, has been elected as the Academy's sixth president.
"Science in Exile", a film from TWAS, explores the stories of four scientists displaced by war. If your organisation would like to screen it, please email email@example.com.
"Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world."
Louis Pasteur, French biologist, microbiologist and chemist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination.
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