Fundamental bioscience news
Eighteen amazing entries made it to the shortlist after a gruelling judges round, and now the overall winner, the category winners and the runners-up have been decided by public vote. Overall winner Ian Newton from Dundee was the favourite for his unique and somewhat haunting perspective on microtubules…
Neuroscientists have discovered an unexpected benefit of getting older – a more nuanced understanding of social signals, such as the age of others. In a BBSRC-funded study in the journal Current Biology, University of Glasgow researchers show that older people have richer mental representations of the ageing process.
The first in a series of videos presenting outcomes of BBSRC-funded science. Part of BBSRC’s 20th anniversary year, other special content includes an interactive timeline, interviews with great British bioscience pioneers, awards for excellence in bioscience as well as new funding opportunities for early-career researchers.