From molecules and cells to organisms and their environment, Biosciences is an exciting area to study and is contributing to major advances related to human and environmental health, medicine and food security.
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3 Reasons to Study Biosciences at the University of Birmingham
17 August 2021
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have confirmed the speed, accuracy and simplicity of a novel, highly sensitive testing method for COVID-19.
05 August 2021
Individuals are likely to prioritise food over sex after being deprived of both, according to researchers, who studied this behavioural conflict in fruit flies.
27 July 2021
New bioinformatics software and cloud computing approaches developed at the University of Birmingham, have enabled the UK's COVID-19 genome sequencing effort to be the most sophisticated in the world.
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