Horses suffering from neurological conditions similar to those that affect humans could be helped by a breakthrough from stem cell scientists funded by BBSRC. Researchers who are the first to create working nerve cells from horse stem cells say the advance may pave the way for cell therapies that target conditions similar to motor neurone disease.
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal congratulated scientists at the Moredun Foundation and Moredun Research Institute today for their collaborations with others across the world and for sharing knowledge and resources to help prevent and control livestock disease. BBSRC funds important research in this area at the institute.
BBSRC-funded scientists at the University of Oxford have developed a mathematical model to better understand how to control mosquito populations using a genetic weapon. The researchers wanted to know how ecology and genetics can influence the effectiveness of a means of control…