Highlights bioscience news stories from national and specialist media. Articles are featured to illustrate a range of coverage and to highlight news stories of strategic importance to BBSRC. Stories that mention BBSRC and the strategically funded institutes and stories that have been generated by BBSRC are also included.
Genetically modified crops grown to contain health boosting omega-3 fish oil have been given the green light by Defra in British trials which could see nutritionally enhanced food coming to British tables
When it comes to the floods, we must stop searching for someone to blame
Work carried out at Rothamsted Research and funded by the taxpayer is now producing solid information about the most efficient ways of managing willow as an energy source. It is time to put that information to use in large-scale trials, and the Somerset Levels would seem to be just the place to do it.
Scientists have identified new pain relief targets that could be used to provide relief from chemotherapy-induced pain. BBSRC-funded researchers at King's College London made the discovery when researching how pain occurs in nerves in the periphery of the body.
Alexander Varshavsky, Ph.D., whose landmark discoveries transformed the understanding of how cell behavior impacts diseases including cancer, has been selected to receive the prestigious Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research.