Wednesday 22 December 2010
York scientists have helped to demonstrate that the African elephant is in fact two different species. In a collaboration with US and German scientists, Prof. Michi Hofreiter has shows that the Savanna and Forest elephants diverged at least three million years ago.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
The University of York has been included among 76 European universities deemed to be part of a Biology "Excellence Group" by the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE) based on their results in research and internationalisation indicators.
Tuesday 2 November 2010
Viruses encoding fluorescent proteins can be used to light up cancer cells.
Monday 1 November 2010
Professor Chris Thomas has suggested that it may become necessary for conservation agencies to start moving some species from where they currently live to other regions, to save them from the worst effects of climate change.
Friday 8 October 2010
Professor Ottoline Leyser is one of three University of York scientists named in the Eureka 100 ‘most important contemporary figures in British science’.
Thursday 23 September 2010
The Centre for Novel Agricultural Products (CNAP) has been nominated in the International Collaboration of the Year category of the 2010 Times Higher Education Awards.