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News from 2014 tagged as genetics

December

Gene study traces birds' family tree back to dinosaurs press release

Gene critical to the development of low arsenic plants identified press release

Does stress in childhood make us more impulsive adults? press release

Black-grass Resistance Initiative gets battle underway news

World's first artificial enzymes created using synthetic biology press release

Parasitic worm genomes: largest-ever dataset released news

November

Great British bioscience pioneers – Professor Andrew Millar feature

TGAC and JIC identify new genetic markers to combat yellow rust disease in wheat press release

UK and India collaborate on future-proof crops BBSRC press release

Ferret genome study provides respiratory system clues news

British bioinformatics at the forefront of nanopore sequencing news

Great British bioscience pioneers – Professor Steve Oliver feature

October

Position statement on new crop breeding tools published by UK's major plant science funder BBSRC press release

TGAC leads research to help identify animal-to-human transmitted diseases press release

September

'Office life' of bacteria may be their weak spot press release

A big step towards more efficient photosynthesis press release

Barley business for beer brewing nets scientists enterprise funding press release

New sequence of naked mole rat genome aids cancer resistance research press release

August

New research reveals the genetic basis for animal domestication press release

Great British bioscience pioneers – Dr Danny Thorogood feature

Professor wins Copley Medal for DNA fingerprinting news

Machine learning advances help to tackle cancer press release

Tomatoes for cosmetics press release

July

Great British bioscience pioneers – Professor Shankar Balasubramanian feature

Great British bioscience pioneers – Professor Helen Sang feature

Researchers develop new, powerful single-cell technique to study environmental effects on DNA BBSRC press release

TGAC releases new genetic data to combat ash dieback epidemic press release

Great British bioscience pioneers – Professor Simon McQueen Mason feature

June

TGAC at the forefront of Next Generation Sequencing capability press release

New crop breeding technologies discussed news

Great British bioscience pioneers – Professor Wolf Reik feature

Gene study shows how sheep first separated from goats press release

Root growth regulation could help boost crop performance BBSRC press release

Great British Bioscience Festival exhibit starts its tour press release

May

Breakthrough shows how DNA is 'edited' to correct genetic diseases press release

Innovators 2014 part three – Cathie Martin and Eugenio Butelli's purple tomatoes feature

TGAC hosts "NGS Data after the Gold Rush" with European partners press release

April

Rothamsted Research granted permission for new GM field trial press release

£12M for synthetic biology facilities and training BBSRC press release

March

New study finds strong link between obesity and 'carb breakdown' gene press release

New maps for navigating the genome unveiled by scientists press release

New international partnership aims to unlock wheat's potential BBSRC press release

CST report on GM science news

February

Scientists identify 'long distance scanner' for DNA damage press release

GM spuds beat blight press release

Homing in on the mosquito news

How the genome keeps out unwanted intruders press release

Genetic chip will help salmon farmers breed better fish press release

Genetic find might lead to cattle that are more resistant to TB press release

January

Genomics – a new dawn feature

GM purple tomato harvest press release 

Rothamsted Research submits application to Defra for permission to carry out GM field trial press release

Study finds mistimed sleep disrupts rhythms of genes press release

Safeguarding the future supply of our daily bread news

BBSRC-funded Rothamsted GM wheat field experimental work completed news

Branching out: from model plants to coppiced trees press release