A new species of bacteria with naturally acquired antibiotic resistance has been discovered by researchers at the John Innes Centre in the gut of the Greater Wax Moth. The moth has a similar immune system to mammals and the new Enterococcus bacteria is closely related to strains responsible for hospital-acquired infections, so the discovery provides useful insights into how resistance is acquired.
At the end of January we hosted a Young Innovators’ Forum (YIF) visit to the Sainsbury Lab and Algal Innovation Centre, Cambridge University.
In days gone by scientists who studied crops in the lab may never have set foot on a farm and farmers may never have spoken
John Innes scientist achieves international recognition for cutting-edge research helping to make modern wheat more resistant to pathogens.
Soil health came out top choice as a research priority in our straw poll of visitors to the Innovation Hub. Amid the creation of the