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Video Archive

The Warwick iCast videos below focus on research from Biological Sciences and Warwick HRI. On 1 October 2010, these departments amalgamated to form the School of Life Sciences.

Videos from Biological Sciences:

Penicillin fights back in antibiotic resistance (2008)
Research in to antibiotic resistance could lead to penicillin once again becoming effective in treating a range of antibiotic resistant diseases that kill millions of people a year. Features Professor Chris Dowson, Dr Adrian Lloyd, Dr David Roper.

Protecting against the flu (2006)
Professor Nigel Dimmock explains how we may be able to tackle the influenza virus using a 'protecting virus'.


Videos from Warwick HRI:

Devastating crop virus could be eradicated (2008)
Features Dr John Walsh and Dr Guy Barker

Biofuels from Straw (2007)
This iCast shows how researchers at Warwick HRI are hoping to make biofuel from straw.

Biofuels from brassicas (2007)
Dr Guy Barker discusses biofuels and Dr Graham Teakle talks about nitrogen use efficiency.

Building Better Broccoli (2007)
Scientists at Warwick's HRI on extending the shelf-life of fresh broccoli using genetic analysis.

Developing New Daffodils (2007)
Researchers investigating the prevention of disease in daffodils discover the possibility of creating new varieties of them.

Helping the UK's Poinsettia growers (2006)
The UK Poinsettia industry is facing stiff competition from overseas. Warwick HRI is helping UK growers to introduce new growing practices and varieties to ensure that they are meeting market demands.

Biopesticides (2006)
A review of biopesticides featuring Dr Dave Chandler (Warwick HRI) and Wyn Grant (PAIS).