There's ample evidence that colonial imprints and mindsets in many cities and towns around the world today still dominate the availability of green spaces and how they're managed.
Consuming the plant can be lethal to animals and humans.
In reacting to the pandemic, architecture can reclaim its impact by conceding its loss of connection with public health, looking beyond Western thinking for its references.
Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine is based on three key requirements working together: signals from body tissues and organs, responding stem cells, and scaffolds.
The fungus birch polypore has a remarkable list of medicinal uses.
Marijuana is known for delivering a good high. But the plant's uses go well beyond the recreational. Marijuana contains a trove of medicinal compounds whose uses we are just now discovering.
In the last two decades, neglect of traditional medicine has been replaced by renewed focus and a raft of policies and new laws.
The medicinal plants that chimpanzees feed on in the wild could hold the key in dealing with common diseases.
Numerous traditional African medicines are undeniably beneficial in treating disease or maintaining good health.
There's a need for new anti-malarial agents due to some malaria drugs becoming ineffective in the fight against the disease.