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Published today in leading publication Science, TGAC’s Director of Science Federica Di Palma, with an international team of scientists, leads ground-breaking study examining the domestication of rabbits. The research presents key findings in the DNA make-up of the common mammal’s brain and nervous system, which determines how wild rabbits were genetically transformed to domestic rabbits.
Many of the world’s most important crop-producing countries will be fully saturated with pests by the middle of the century if current trends continue, according to a BBSRC-funded study led by the University of Exeter…
Continuing our series on Great British bioscience pioneers, we profile Dr Danny Thorogood, a plant breeder and geneticist at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences at Aberystwyth University. His work on the genetics of plants has many applications, including in helping to improve the diversity and resilience of some of the world’s most important crops.