Last Friday the BBSRC-supported Babraham Institute opened its doors to anyone interested in creatively capturing the Institute’s scientists and research. This unique opportunity allowed photographers and illustrators to enter the Babraham’s laboratories and facilities, experiencing the research environment and learning more…
Researchers from University College London have demonstrated how an interplay between nutrition, metabolism and immunity is involved in the process of ageing. The two new studies, supported by BBSRC, could help to enhance our immunity to disease through dietary intervention and help make existing immune system therapies more effective.
Babies suffering from life-threatening bacterial infections such as sepsis could benefit from improved treatment, thanks to a ground-breaking study supported by BBSRC. For the first time, researchers have been able to detect and decode a signal generated from a baby’s DNA that can tell doctors whether or not a bacterial infection is present in the bloodstream.