University of York in world top ten of younger universities
The University of York has been ranked eighth in the world and number one in the UK in new Times Higher Education world rankings of universities less than 50 years old.
Genetic discovery unlocks biosynthesis of medicinal compound in poppy
Scientists at the University of York and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Australia have discovered a complex gene cluster responsible for the synthesis of the medicinal compound noscapine.
Ageing population should see China and Australia joined at hip
THERE are 8 million Chinese over 80 years of age and, by some estimates, there will be 100 million Chinese octogenarians by the middle of this, the Asian century.
And although old age may bring brittle bones, there is a view that Australia's ties to China could benefit from a hip replacement. Half a million even.