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BBSRC Business

Connecting our science with industry, policy makers and society

Winter 2014



  • A community based approach for tackling the post-genomic data deluge

    A short correspondence featuring in the October issue of Nature Methods has highlighted the benefits of a community approach to gathering data that can help improve our understanding of the functions of genes…

  • Proteomics tool points to new malaria drug target

    BBSRC-funded scientists have taken an important step towards new malaria treatments by identifying a way to stop malaria parasites from multiplying…

  • BBSRC funding helps Scottish beekeepers map honeybee health

    Beekeepers in Scotland will help scientific study of the health of bee populations across the country thanks to a BBSRC-funded scheme. Beekeepers have already helped discover the widespread presence of…

  • Life, but not as we know it

    A rudimentary form of life that is found in some of the harshest environments on earth is able to sidestep normal replication processes and reproduce by the back door, researchers at The University of Nottingham have found…

  • All aboard the nanotrain network

    Tiny self-assembling transport networks, powered by nano-scale motors and controlled by DNA, have been developed by BBSRC-funded scientists at University of Oxford and The University of Warwick…

  • BBSRC supports Christmas Lectures

    In the build-up to its 20th anniversary, BBSRC is supporting The Royal Institution 'Life Fantastic' Christmas Lectures, to help spread the word about world-leading bioscience…

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