Just like us, many insects need adequate sleep to function properly. However, this may not be possible if they have been exposed to neonicotinoid insecticides, the most widely used form of insecticide in the world. This suggests research by scientists at the University of Bristol. Two studies by scientists from the Bristol Schools of Physiology, […]
A dramatic decline in bees and other pollinating insects poses a threat to global food supplies but is barely covered in mainstream news. This is the result of a study by researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign published this week in a special edition of Procedure of the National Academy of Sciences. The study […]
A consultation on the future of gene editing is to be launched by Defra Foreign Secretary George Eustice at the Oxford Farming Conference.