Podcast: Making friends with fronds

November 7, 2017

Victorian node researcher, Dr Kim Johnson, features in Episode 18 of “Eaves Drop on Experts” by the University of Melbourne’s publication, Pursuit. In the podcast, titled, “Making friends with fronds: understanding plants’ feelings“, Kim discusses how plants have contributed to scientific understanding of processes like RNA silencing and how the mechanisms that give plants their […]

Plants have feelings too

April 18, 2017

Dr Kim Johnson from the Centre’s UM node was recently featured in Pursuit – the University content platform – for her work on plant senses. In the article, she describes how plants can sense changes around them and adapt to new conditions. “If a plant is getting constantly hit with strong wind, it will actually […]