Centre for Novel Agricultural Products
Household waste, crops and old fabrics could be turned into new 'greener textiles' by scientists in York.
Researchers at the University of York have created a new modified wheat variety that increases grain production by up to 12 per cent.
Researchers at the University of York are working with the Royal College of Art in a new £5.4 million project to lessen the environmental impact of the textile industry in the UK.
This past week, CNAP, led by Professor Neil Bruce, formalised ties with the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
A CNAP researcher has been awarded a Future Leaders Fellowship from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to investigate how algae converts carbon dioxide into organic molecules during photosynthesis.
A University of York researcher has been awarded a Future Leaders Fellowship from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to investigate how a small tree native to East Asia could help in the creation of new medicines.
Scientists have determined the DNA code of the opium poppy genome, uncovering key steps in how the plant evolved to produce the pharmaceutical compounds used to make vital medicines.
The Department of Biology is set to strengthen links in India, with two major research projects.
Professor Ian Bancroft and Dr Andrea Harper have identified genetic markers for disease tolerance that suggest UK ash trees may have a fighting chance against a lethal fungal infection.
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.
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