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Photograph of swan and cygnets by Aaron Hawthorne, July Water Works winner
Wednesday, August 01, 2012

July winner announced in Water Works competition

A photograph of a swan with cygnets taken by 15-year-old Aaron Hawthorne of Motherwell is this month's winner of our schools photographic competition.

Photograph of an arabidopsis plant
Monday, July 23, 2012

Sequencing technology helps reveal what plant genomes really encode

A team, led by scientists from the University of Dundee and the James Hutton Institute, have become the first researchers in the world to apply a new technique to sequence the genes of the plant Arabidopsis.

Photograph of Glen Fyne raspberries
Tuesday, July 10, 2012

First class fruit on show

Cutting-edge raspberry and blackcurrant varieties that are still in scientific trials will be showcased for the first time at the annual industry field event Fruit for the Future on 19 July at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee.

Photograph of barley growing in a field
Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Soil management project to support sustainability

Increased cereal yields for UK farmers and lower greenhouse gas emissions are the key objectives of a ground breaking new research project commissioned by the HGCA and led by the James Hutton Institute.

Photograph of reflections by Julian Scott
Monday, July 02, 2012

Water Works competition June winner announced

This month's winner of our schools photographic competition Water Works is Julian Scott with his photo "reflections".

Aerial photograph of Balruddery Farm
Monday, July 02, 2012

James Hutton Institute invests in farming futures

The James Hutton Institute has announced a major boost to its experimental farming centre at Balruddery Farm in Angus.

Photograph of a wood ant
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Weekend wood ant walks

The UK Wood Ants Steering Group is inviting the public to attend a Wood ant walk on Saturday 30 June or Sunday 1 July.

Image of the ISRR logo
Monday, June 25, 2012

Conference to discuss Roots to the Future

More than 300 scientists with expertise in plant roots will be in Dundee this week to attend the International Society of Root Research conference, organised by the James Hutton Institute.

Photograph of visitors to Cereals in Practice
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Cereals in Practice

The essential outing for every Scottish barley and wheat producer this summer will take place on a working farm in Perthshire.

Photograph of a chef busy at the Royal Highland Show Cookery Theatre
Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Cooking up a storm of science

Top chefs will share their public kitchen with Scotland’s leading nutrition and food production scientists at this year’s Royal Highland Show.

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