Quantum carotenoids – how pigment’s ‘dark state’ helps turn light into energy
Fri, 05 Apr 2013 09:00:00 BST
Scientists at the Universities of Glasgow and Toronto have finally uncovered the mechanism by which carotenoids – the same pigment that gives carrots an orange colour – help chlorophyll turn light into useful chemical energy.
Plants provide blueprint for cheap green energy
Mon, 15 Apr 2013 00:01:00 BST
The process by which plants convert energy from the sun’s rays into chemical ‘fuel’ has inspired a new way of generating clean, cheap, renewable hydrogen power which could solve looming problems with the UK’s energy infrastructure.
How have young people’s experiences of unemployment changed since the 1980s?
Mon, 15 Apr 2013 14:07:00 BST
Research teams from the University of Glasgow and the University of Leicester aim to explore unemployment, insecurity and vulnerability among young people during two key periods of economic instability.
University of Glasgow receives funding for world-leading stratified medicine Innovation Centre
Tue, 23 Apr 2013 09:30:00 BST
The University of Glasgow is set to boost its contribution to global medical research and the Scottish economy following the announcement of funding to build a major research centre.