"The finding that the trends in spatiotemporal patterns of insect abundance are more nuanced than previously suggested provides some hope that if we can understand better the requirements of species and have the will to ‘make space for nature’ then we can make a positive difference." Professor Rosemary Collier comments on new research into the so-called "insect apocalypse."
With the Royal Horticultural Society revealing its top ten list of garden pests and diseases this week, Dr Joana Vicente from the University of Warwick School of Life Sciences has explained a little more about what makes these gardeners' troubles so problematic.
Professor Sandra Chapman from the University of Warwick's Centre for Fusion, Space and Astrophysics, explains what NASA's Parker Solar Probe mission will reveal about our star.
With Britain in the grip of a heatwave, Dr Rosemary Collier, expert in agriculture and horticulture, comments on the impact that this prolonged period of hot, dry weather will have upon agriculture.
Scientists in the US have altered defective human DNA to prevent heart disease. The success of the trial may pave the way for preventing other inherited conditions from being passed down. Professor Kevin Moffat, School of Life Sciences, saysit's a real step forward for the possibility of repairing genetic diseases in human embryos.