Naturally GM: Crops steal genes from other species to accelerate evolution
Grass crops are able to bend the rules of evolution by borrowing genes from their neighbours, giving them a competitive advantage, a new study has revealed.
Rinri Therapeutics raises £10 million to advance stem cell therapy for hearing loss
University of Sheffield spinout company, Rinri Therapeutics, has raised a total of £10 million from investors and the UK Future Fund to advance its novel stem cell therapy to restore hearing loss.
Affordable reef-safe sunscreen promised by new, more sustainable way to make zinc oxide
A new, more sustainable way to make zinc oxide - a key ingredient in many high end health and beauty products such as sunscreens - has been developed by researchers from the University of Sheffield and Imperial College London.
Simplified treatment for a cause of sight loss offers eye-opening savings for hospitals
Simplifying a surgical technique to treat one of the important causes of sight loss around the world could deliver major savings for eye hospitals and help bring the treatment to more patients, according to new research.