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1.2 million ways to improve the resilience of UK crops

Posted on Friday 15 June 2018

Environment Secretary announces £1.2 million grant to improve the resilience, sustainability and quality of the UK’s major crops.


Tropical forest protection schemes fail to compete with rubber plantations

Posted on Monday 5 March 2018

Efforts to protect tropical forests in Southeast Asia may fail because protection payments are too low to compete with potential profits from rubber plantations, new research has revealed.


Could sugar chains be the answer to bone growth in osteoporosis?

Posted on Thursday 15 February 2018

Scientists at the University of York have shown that altering the structure of sugar chains on the surface of stem cells could help promote bone growth in the body.


Carefully managed fire can promote rare savannah species

Posted on Thursday 15 February 2018

Carefully managed fires generate the maximum diversity of birds and mammals in savannahs, new research from the University of York suggests.


New technology could reduce spread of antibiotic resistance genes through compost

Posted on Friday 9 February 2018

Scientists at the University of York have found a way to remove antibiotic resistant genes from industrial compost, which could prevent them entering the food chain.


Life on the ice

Posted on Tuesday 9 January 2018

For the first time scientists have directly observed living bacteria in polar ice and snow – an environment once considered sterile.


Upcoming seminars   Subscribe to RSS feed

Tue
26
Jun

Innovating in Sustainable Agriculture: Food, Fear and the Future of Farming

1.00PM, K018 Host: Professor Ian Graham

Dr David Hughes, Head of Crop Protection and Technology Scouting, Syngenta

Thu
5
Jul

SURVEY DESIGN IN HIGHER EDUCATION

11.00AM, M052

Professor Paul Wakeling, Head of Department of Education, University of York

Fri
27
Jul

Title TBC

1.00PM, K018

Professor Markus Engstler, Universitaet Wuerzburg

Fri
17
Aug

Leishmania goes retro

1.00PM, Location TBC

Dr Tiago D. Serafim, NIH, USA