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Read more at: £19 million to investigate bold ideas in bioscience research
Scientists awarded BBSRC sLOLA

£19 million to investigate bold ideas in bioscience research

Five world-class teams are set to receive a total of over £19 million from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to support adventurous research aimed at tackling significant fundamental questions in bioscience.


Read more at: Small G proteins in cellular signalling and disease
G-proteins Meeting 2022 (advertisement)

Small G proteins in cellular signalling and disease

Scientific Meeting, 12-15 September 2022, at the Victoria Gallery and Museum, Liverpool.


Read more at: Jammy plants!
A gosamt1 gosamt2 mutant Arabidopsis plant in a pot of 'Dupree Lab'-branded jam.

Jammy plants!

The Dupree Group and their collaborators have identified genes that regulate the properties of pectin, with their mutants causing pectin to gel as jam in the plant cell wall.


Read more at: Algae-powered computing: our scientists create a reliable and renewable biological photovoltaic cell
A container holding the blue-green algae that powered a microprocessor.

Algae-powered computing: our scientists create a reliable and renewable biological photovoltaic cell

The Howe Group have used a widespread species of blue-green algae to power a microprocessor continuously for a year - and counting - using nothing but ambient light and water. The system has potential as a reliable and renewable way to power small devices.


Read more at: Effectiveness of antibiotics significantly reduced when multiple bugs present
Laboratory model of human airways.

Effectiveness of antibiotics significantly reduced when multiple bugs present

The Welch Group has found that much higher doses of antibiotics are needed to eliminate a bacterial infection of the airways when other microbes are present. Their study helps to explain why respiratory infections often persist in people with lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis despite treatment.