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Photograph of blackcurrant irrigation
Monday, May 21, 2012

Scottish expertise on waters on show in Brussels

Scotland’s James Hutton Institute has been successful in bidding for a place in this year’s European Green Week event taking place in Brussels.

Photograph of the grazing used for sheep at Hartwood
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Study suggest chemicals in the environment could threaten male fertility

New research from the University of Glasgow, in collaboration with academics in Edinburgh, Aberdeen (James Hutton Institute and the University of Aberdeen) and INRA (France) has shown that fertility in a subset of men could be threatened by chemicals that are routinely found within our environment.

Image of the IBA2012 logo
Monday, May 14, 2012

Dundee centre stage in blackcurrant world

Over 175 delegates from 22 different countries will converge on Dundee for the biggest ever International Blackcurrant Association conference.

Photograph of artist Jean Duncan working with some of the Wormit PS pupils
Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Raise your glass to beans on toast!

A group of Fife primary pupils have been learning just how much water goes into producing their food as part of a project with the James Hutton Institute.

Water Works April winning photo 'Droplets' by Aimee Holton
Monday, May 07, 2012

Water Works April winner

See all the April entries and the winner of this month's Water Works school competition.

Photograph of an arabidopsis plant
Friday, May 04, 2012

Splicing shifts

A new paper from researchers at the James Hutton Institute opens a new avenue for investigating how the circadian clock senses and buffers temperature changes.

Photograph of a glass of whisky and ears of barley
Thursday, May 03, 2012

£1.25 million for cereals research

The James Hutton Institute has been awarded funding for four different projects as part of the Crop Improvement Research Club.

Photograph of Scots pine trees
Thursday, April 26, 2012

Rare Scottish pines in Inverewe experiment

A long-term experiment will track native pines in Wester Ross and Aberdeenshire to study how they fare in different climates.

Image showing a root using the fluorescent technique
Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Lighting up plant cells

A new technique using fluorescence in living plant tissue and computer algorithms will contribute to better models for understanding how plants develop at a cellular level.

Image of the GILDED logo
Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Getting the energy message

Thinking ‘green’ and being pro-environment does not necessarily reduce domestic energy usage. That is the finding of researchers from the James Hutton Institute.

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