Almost all of our genes may be influenced by the food we eat, according to new research published in the journal Nature Microbiology. The study, carried out in yeast – which can be used to model some of the body’s fundamental processes – shows that while the activity of our genes influences our metabolism, the opposite is also true and the nutrients available to cells influence our genes.
The University Council has submitted to the Regent House, the University's Governing Body, the names of eight renowned individuals from the worlds of sport, the arts, business, medicine and architecture, seeking authority for their admission to Higher Doctorates honoris causa at a Congregation in the Senate House on Wednesday 15 June 2016 at which the Chancellor, Lord Sainsbury of Turville, will preside.
The Oxford and Cambridge Society of Zurich invites members to visit CERN, near Geneva This is the world’s premier high energy particle physics laboratory and started operating the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in 2009 in its 27 km circumference underground tunnel.
Places are limited so early registration is advised.