Science

Tiny inventions with huge implications: micro-bots and nanoparticles

As our understanding of nanoscopic phenomena improves through research efforts made possible by technological advancements, scientists from multiple disciplines have…

York Research Spotlight : Luke Mackinder

Department: Biology Current project: Creating a spatially defined, multidimensional, protein interactome of the eukaryotic algal CO2 concentrating mechanism Advice to…

The wolves of Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park, the majority of which is in Wyoming in the USA, was established on the 1st of March…

Common genes found in Crohn’s and Parkinson’s

There are two main forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): Crohn’s Disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC), which are distinguished…

Cancer: Are we closer to the “Golden Bullet?”

Cancer is the biggest cause of premature death in the UK, accounting for 42% of deaths from the top five…

Sustainable energy’s potential looks positive

The energy from the sun that comes into contact with the Earth (5000Q) in a year is 10,000 times more…

The best scientific discoveries of last year?

2017 Will go down in history as the year of the Grenfell Tower fire, Brexit negotiations, and the early days…

Cell engineering is the future

The projected median age in Europe for 2050 is 47.4 years, with one in three people expected to be over…

York Research Spotlight : Professor Ian Graham FRS

Department: Biology Current project: Measurement of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in bespoke hemp oil seed varieties. Advice to aspiring scientists: “If you’re…

Exomoons: A new avenue for astrobiology

A team of astronomers may have discovered the first known moon beyond the Solar System, and it is not playing…

York research spotlight: Dr Andrea Harper

Department: Biology Current project: Establishing an Associative Transcriptomics platform for the development of resilient ash in the UK Advice to…

What is the environmental impact of print media?

Last edition, Nouse printed 2500 copies, but what environmental impact does this actually have? To produce just one copy of…