NEWS and views
UNTAPPED GENETIC POTENTIAL MEANS WHEAT YIELDS ONLY 60% OF WHAT THEY COULD BE
Study shows after 11,000 years of wheat breeding, we've still got a long way to go
12 Dec 2019
GENE DATA SUGGESTS 'SUPERBUG' THREAT IS UNDERESTIMATED
Discoveries of single mutations that increase microbe infectiousness have quadrupled since 2015
27 Nov 2019
SURPRISING BIRTHPLACE OF MODERN DATA ANALYSIS CELEBRATES 100 YEARS
Today's statistical methods and computerised data analysis can be traced back to an unlikely band of pioneers
10 Jul 2019
FIFTY-YEAR STUDY SHOWS CLIMATE CHANGE IS PUSHING UK WILDLIFE 'OUT OF SYNC'
Climate change has advanced the breeding season of many species in the UK – but just how much varies markedly across the country.
01 Apr 2019
THE MIDGES THAT PULL 10G
Predicting the dispersal of airborne pests to protect crops demands an understanding of complex swarm dynamics that a simple mathematical model looks ready to tackle.
03 Jan 2018