Eveline Thoenes (born 1978) studied biology at Wageningen University. She obtained her MSc title in 2004, having specialised in the area of molecular plant biology. Ever since, her goal has been to make scientific developments accessible to a wide audience. From genetic engineering to organic farming, from medicinal herbs to biofuels, Eveline Thoenes writes about all subjects related to plants and their applications. But she is also well acquainted with other areas of life science. Whether she writes about horticulture, biotechnology, evolution, ecology, nutrition, pharmaceutics or the environment, her style is clear and fluent, capturing the essence of the matter and presenting it in a readable story.