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Five reasons why gene editing is good for the UK

FIVE REASONS WHY GENE EDITING IS GOOD FOR THE UK

Gene editing isn't just about medicine. The potential benefits of adopting gene editing techniques in crop research are huge and varied,...

Accessible single-cell RNA-sequencing bioinformatics training using Galaxy

ACCESSIBLE SINGLE-CELL RNA-SEQUENCING BIOINFORMATICS TRAINING USING GALAXY

Going from the wet lab to bioinformatics isn't always easy, but it's part and parcel of the job for many working on single cell genomics

 
 
 
From climate change to mind control, protists run the world

FROM CLIMATE CHANGE TO MIND CONTROL, PROTISTS RUN THE WORLD

You may never have heard of them but protists have the power to make or break life on Earth. From mind-controlling parasites to oxygen-belching...

The incredible ULK: what bioinformatics can do

THE INCREDIBLE ULK: WHAT BIOINFORMATICS CAN DO

Bioinformatics can reveal the role of genes in the human body without us even having to don a lab coat. Two such genes, ULK1 and ULK2,...

 
 
 
A PhD, is it worth it? Just ask our students

A PHD, IS IT WORTH IT? JUST ASK OUR STUDENTS

From publishing new machine learning algorithms to establishing bioinformatics training programmes in Ghana and giving a talk in the...

Healthy soil is important, but what does it look like?

HEALTHY SOIL IS IMPORTANT, BUT WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE?

Without healthy soils, we'd have precious little food to eat. But this fundamental resource is being eroded by climate change and overuse...

 
 
 
Why statistics is important in a world of big data

WHY STATISTICS IS IMPORTANT IN A WORLD OF BIG DATA

From imaging black holes and predicting the weather to discovering genes and tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, statistics helps us understand...

Orphan Crops: the neglected side of food security & climate change

ORPHAN CROPS: THE NEGLECTED SIDE OF FOOD SECURITY & CLIMATE CHANGE

When we speak of food security, we often associate that with staple crops such as wheat, rice and maize. But there's another side to...

 
 
 
What makes a plant killer? Meet the scientists hot on the trail of invading pathogens

WHAT MAKES A PLANT KILLER? MEET THE SCIENTISTS HOT ON THE TRAIL OF INVADING PATHOGENS

Most microbes live in and around our crops causing no harm whatsoever, often providing vital nutrients through decomposing organic...

5 ways Earlham Institute is improving global food security

5 WAYS EARLHAM INSTITUTE IS IMPROVING GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY

How can food security be improved? That's one of the major challenges facing science and society. To feed and nourish a rapidly expanding...

 
 
 
Chatting Guts: why the microbiome is important

CHATTING GUTS: WHY THE MICROBIOME IS IMPORTANT

A healthy gut might well be the key to a long and healthy life. But with trillions of bacteria and hundreds of species of microbe all...

Why do a year in industry?

WHY DO A YEAR IN INDUSTRY?

Earlham Institute offers two students each year a place on our Year in Industry programme. Jess Peers and Giovanni Gendarini, our most...

 
 
 
Metagenomics: exploring the unseen

METAGENOMICS: EXPLORING THE UNSEEN

Earlham Institute Scientists are at the forefront of one of biology's modern frontiers: the untraversed depths of nature's hidden microbial...

UK CBCB: an ELIXIR for cross-disciplinary collaboration in bioinformatics

UK CBCB: AN ELIXIR FOR CROSS-DISCIPLINARY COLLABORATION IN BIOINFORMATICS

The first ever UK Conference of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology takes place at the end of September - a two day virtual event...

 
 
 
The Weird and Wonderful World of Protists: an interview with Sally Warring

THE WEIRD AND WONDERFUL WORLD OF PROTISTS: AN INTERVIEW WITH SALLY WARRING

Dr Sally Warring tells us that studying protists could make us rethink what we know about biology, genetics, and the complexities of...

EI Innovate: A platform for collaboration and new ideas

EI INNOVATE: A PLATFORM FOR COLLABORATION AND NEW IDEAS

After last year's inaugural success, EI Innovate is back with a three day event to explore how academic research can be translated...

 
 
 
Machine Learning for Bioinformatics: A User's Guide

MACHINE LEARNING FOR BIOINFORMATICS: A USER'S GUIDE

Machine learning can help us extract meaning from the vast amounts of data associated with modern research and hugely increases the...

A user's guide to machine learning for bioinformatics

A USER'S GUIDE TO MACHINE LEARNING FOR BIOINFORMATICS

Machine learning can help us extract meaning from the vast amounts of data associated with modern research and hugely increases the...

 
 
 
What's buzzing about your bee hotel? The results are in!

WHAT'S BUZZING ABOUT YOUR BEE HOTEL? THE RESULTS ARE IN!

Bees are crucial pollinators, and we need them if we are to maintain a healthy diet. Along with Saviour Bees, we launched a citizen...

Translating research is vital for success in the new academic landscape

TRANSLATING RESEARCH IS VITAL FOR SUCCESS IN THE NEW ACADEMIC LANDSCAPE

Science and business haven't always been the best bedfellows. But in a world of climate change, increasing levels of antibiotic resistance...

 
 
 



The 10 best Black Friday speaker deals: cheap bookshelf, floorstander and...

The 10 best Black Friday speaker deals: cheap bookshelf, floorstander and wireless speakers

Save big on bookshelf, floorstanding and wireless speakers this Black Friday, starting at less than £30. Read more ...

Made.com Black Friday 2020: Our pick of the best deals in the 24 hour flash sale

Made.com Black Friday 2020: Our pick of the best deals in the 24 hour flash sale

Pick up some discount homeware this Black Friday. There's nothing like getting a good deal on that must-have investment piece on Black Friday. Instead of splashing the cash and... Read more ...

Southampton vs Manchester United, Premier League: What time is kick-off...

Southampton vs Manchester United, Premier League: What time is kick-off, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?

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Pep Guardiola Comments on Sergio Aguero's Future

Pep Guardiola Comments on Sergio Aguero's Future

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Trump says president-elect Biden can only enter the White House if he can...

Trump says president-elect Biden can only enter the White House if he can 'prove' his votes are real

President Donald Trump said Joe Biden can only enter the White House if he can prove his votes are not 'fraudulent' - a step back from Thursday's admission he would the residence. Read more ...

Frank Lampard urges Chelsea to beat Tottenham for owner Roman Abramovich in...

Frank Lampard urges Chelsea to beat Tottenham for owner Roman Abramovich in his 1,000th game

MATT BARLOW: Frank Lampard was a player when Roman Abramovich took over in 2003, transforming the club into first Premier League champions and European champions in 2012. Read more ...

Exclusive: No.10 'Demanded UK Flag Be Printed On Oxford Vaccine Doses'

Exclusive: No.10 'Demanded UK Flag Be Printed On Oxford Vaccine Doses'

Downing Street has attempted to get doses of the Oxford University coronavirus vaccine labelled with Union Jacks. HuffPost UK understands No.10′s newly-formed “Union unit”... Read more ...

Crystal Palace vs Newcastle United, Premier League: live score and latest...

Crystal Palace vs Newcastle United, Premier League: live score and latest updates

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Great Ormond Street porter, 55, lured boys as young as seven into children's...

Great Ormond Street porter, 55, lured boys as young as seven into children's hospital

Paul Farrell, 55, a porter at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, pleaded guilty to sex offences carried out between 1985 and 2020, including attempted rape and sexual assault. Read more ...

Trent Alexander-Arnold hits out at 'unfair' Premier League demands amid...

Trent Alexander-Arnold hits out at 'unfair' Premier League demands amid Liverpool injuries

Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold has criticised the footballing authorities for the physical demands put on elite-level players this season. Read more ...