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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.
Scientists have made the first artificial chromosome which is both complete and functional in a milestone development in synthetic biology, which promises to revolutionise medical and industrial biotechnology in the coming century.
BBSRC is funding part of the synthetic yeast project
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.
Crop researchers will aim to improve wheat yields by 50 percent by 2034 to feed a growing world population, according to an announcement at a summit to mark Nobel Peace Prize-laureate Norman Borlaug’s birth.