2013 news announcements
NERC and other research council investments in agri-science are showcased in a new timeline, published by RCUK to coincide with the government's agricultural technologies industrial strategy.
The supply of dissolved iron to oceans around continental shelves has been found to be more variable by region than previously believed - with implications for future climate prediction.
A 30 million year-old fossil has revealed how remoras - also called sharksuckers - evolved the sucker that enables them to stick to other fishes and 'hitch a ride'.
The values and factors that influence people's decisions about whether to accept or reject changes to the energy system are revealed in a report published today.
Tidal turbines stretched across Pentland Firth, which separates the Orkney Islands from mainland Scotland, could generate up to 1·9 gigawatts of power.
The contribution of the Greenland ice sheet to sea-level rise will continue to increase over the next 200 years, say researchers.