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The Taproot

By Plantae / American Society of Plant Biologists

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The Taproot is the podcast that digs beneath the surface to understand how scientific publications are created. In each episode, we take a paper from the plant biology literature and talk about the story behind the science with one of the authors.

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The best plant-focused podcast

Quirky, fun and informative

Fascinating Insight Into How Science Is Done

While this podcast is technical and probably too jargon-laden for a layperson with an interest in plants, it is really instructive for students and professionals in biology, particularly plant science. As a non-traditional student at a community college, my coursework at the moment is about principles of science. We get very little insight into how working scientists do what they do. We don't talk about what goes into publishing a scientific article. It's great to hear from plant scientists themselves how they achieved what they've achieved, what they would have done differently, what they learned, etc. It really humanizes the field and is a refreshing resource for those seriously interested in plant science.

Finally a plant biology related podcast!

This is a great podcast that highlights what goes on in the life and experiences of PIs. Great for young scientists as well as a general audience. It's also related to plant biology which is quite undervalued in Biology.

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  • Category: Natural Sciences
  • Language: English

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