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Purple cauliflower © NellieBly, Wikimedia
Monday, November 12, 2012

How often do you eat a mutant food?

Dr Eleanor Gilroy of the James Hutton Institute examines how GM compares to the process of cross-breeding plants and livestock that humans have undertaken in the past 6000 years at Dundee Science Festival.

TB Macaulay and Margaret Palin at Calanais, West Lewis, 1929
Thursday, November 08, 2012

Lewis Endowment Fund to benefit crofting projects

A fund set up by a philanthropist and entrepreneur with family roots in Lewis is once again to give Lewis islanders the chance to benefit from financial help towards projects and community initiatives.

Ploughed field with hills and forestry in the background
Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Debating the future of Scottish land

An open debate hosted by the RSA Fellows’ Media, Creative Industries, Culture and Heritage Network and the James Hutton Institute will be held in Melrose on 19 November.

Hillside forest in Glen Doll
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

A new partnership for safeguarding Scotland’s forests

Forest Research and the James Hutton Institute are to sign a partnership agreement aimed at strengthening research into woodlands and integrated land-use.

Natural Capital Initiative logo
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

James Hutton Institute joins the Natural Capital Initiative

The James Hutton Institute has joined a leading UK partnership that brings together scientists, policymakers, business, industry and others to discuss how to safeguard important ecosystems.

Wave splashing over sea wall railing by Julian Scott
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

September winner of our Water Works competition

15-year-old Julian Scott from Dundee is this month's winner in our schools photography competition.

Ears of barley
Monday, October 15, 2012

Seventy-five years of spring barley breeding

A research paper by scientists at the James Hutton Institute and SRUC has been selected as Paper of the Month by the European journal of Agronomy.

Porridge oats
Monday, October 08, 2012

Cheers to new blueberry and oat beer

The Brochan beer has been produced as a result of a partnership between the James Hutton Institute and Aviemore-based Cairngorm Brewery.

Stonehaven Harbour and boats
Monday, October 01, 2012

Seafood champions wanted in Aberdeenshire

A new survey hopes to unveil the seafood champions of the East Grampian Coast.

Lettuce plant in see-through soil (Lionel Dupuy, Ken Loades and Helen Downie)
Thursday, September 27, 2012

See-through soil reveals plant roots

A team of researchers from the James Hutton Institute and the University of Abertay Dundee have developed a see-through soil which will enable them to study roots in detail for the first time.

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