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Links Day
Parliamentary Links day 2017: UK science and global opportunities
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

Science in the UK is going through an unprecedented time of uncertainty, with both recent political instability and the challenges of Brexit after the triggering of Article 50 this year. Amid this concerning tide of events, how can UK science stay at the forefront of global research and innovation?

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The floor is open for biomechanics
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

The Open Biomechanics session at the SEB Annual Meeting showcases a diversity of research questions, techniques and species. The latest event, in Gothenburg, was no exception, with oral presentations highlighting previously unappreciated complexity in animal anatomy and behaviours.

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Young Scientists Awards 2017
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

Each year at the SEB Annual Meeting, young scientists submit their abstract to the Young Scientist Award Session and compete for the award of ‘best research presentation’. Here is the research of our 2017 winners.

CRISPR-edited cabbage
New breeding technologies in the Plant Sciences
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

New gene-editing technologies such as CRISPR-Cas9 have the potential to revolutionise the fields of biology and medicine, from cancer treatments to biofuels. On the 7th and 8th of July, 70 researchers and policymakers from 17 countries met to discuss the application and implications of these technologies in plant breeding at a SEB satellite meeting in Gothenburg, Sweden, organised in collaboration with the Global Plant Council and GARNet.