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New database will help to prevent and tackle disease outbreaks around the globe.
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Want to know what an #exome is? Find out about the pig’s, thanks to the Roslin Institute.
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BBSRC are making £7M available for UK scientists to combat #bovinetuberculosis (bTB), a devastating cattle disease that is one of the biggest challenges facing cattle farming in the UK, with very serious economic consequences.
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BBSRC is sponsoring a public engagement event at the sponsors for the University of Kent's World Congress of Cycling Science (WCCS) conference, taking place today and tomorrow in Leeds, before the city hosts the start of the Tour de France 2014.
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Continuing our series of articles on Great British bioscience pioneers, we take a look at the career of Marian Dawkins CBE FRS, Professor of Animal Behaviour at the University of Oxford, and her pioneering research which helped to establish animal welfare as a field of scientific research.
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Cameras, microscopes & pencils at the ready: BBSRC #imageswithimpact competition, £2.5K prize fund http://bbsrc2014.picturk.com/
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New data released to combat #ash dieback epidemic and save our trees
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Continuing our series of articles on Great British bioscience pioneers, we take a look at the career of Professor Simon McQueen Mason, Director of the Centre for Novel Agricultural Products (CNAP) and Chair in Materials Biology at University of York.
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New #ScienceSnapshot showing worms with a nasty but potentially life-saving bite.
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New research has found that a sheep's experiences soon after birth can shape its later behaviour and also that of its offspring.
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Bloodsucking mite threatens UK honeybees
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Scientists decipher the language of cells
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We invest in world-class bioscience research and training on behalf of the UK public.
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We are the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). Our aim is to further scientific knowledge, to promote economic growth, wealth and job creation and to improve quality of life in the UK and beyond.