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We study life at the molecular level. We're finding exciting new approaches in bioscience and training the next generation of highly skilled scientists.
Rice with fewer stomata requires less water and is better suited for climate change
New research from our department has revealed that rice plants engineered to have fewer stomata are more tolerant to drought and resilient to future climate change.Full story>
Take the first step towards your degree
Find out what it's like to study in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. Explore our web pages to discover our undergraduate courses, and read our student stories to see what our current students and graduates think.Find out more>
Revolutionary research to help thousands losing their sight to 'silent epidemic'
Pioneering research which will help thousands of people across the globe at risk of losing their sight to a 'silent epidemic' of eye infections has been launched at the University of Sheffield.Full story>