Posted on Wednesday 7 December 2016
Scientists have discovered that a gene found in the common fruit fly can be successfully expressed in a plant and used to detoxify land contaminated with TNT.
Posted on Tuesday 6 December 2016
A 'chemical factory' on the surface of plant leaves could help produce more commercially useful products, researchers at the University of York have discovered.
Posted on Friday 25 November 2016
Scientists at the Universities of York and Texas have found that a component of cancer cells, which acts like a 'cellular post office', could be the key to preventing the spread of lung cancer to other parts of the body.
Posted on Wednesday 16 November 2016
Research directed by scientists at the University of York highlights how oil palm plantations may be barriers to the movement of rainforest species through agricultural landscapes, and highlights the importance of maintaining well connected areas of rainforest.
Posted on Monday 24 October 2016
A new study at the University of York has shown that a standard hormone supplement, used to boost energy levels in prostate cancer patients following radiotherapy, could potentially increase the chances of the cancer returning.
Posted on Tuesday 11 October 2016
Warming temperatures can reduce marine diversity but increase freshwater species – showing responses to climate change could be habitat dependent.
11.30AM, B/WILLR - Williamson Rooms
Dr Chris Fromme, Cornell University, USA
4.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)
Professor Ehud Gazit, Director, BLAVATNIK CENTER, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology Tel Aviv University