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#4 Sandalwood as we Know it By: Dr. Dhanushka (Danny) Hettiarachchi

March 18, 2021

Since ancient times sandalwood is revered in oriental cultures as an essential ingredient in medicine, perfumery, cosmetics and religious activities. Heartwood of the Indian sandalwood (Santalum album) has been the historical source of sandalwood. Colonisation in late 17th century has introduced more species of genus Santalum from the Pacific region and Australia with unique olfactory […]

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BrisScience (April 2019): Good Enough to Eat? Next Generation GM Crops

March 14, 2021

Genetically modified (GM) crops are currently grown on almost 200 million hectares in 25 different countries. These crops have delivered higher yields and better livelihoods to farmers, as well as great environmental benefits, yet there is organised activism against AgTech. This talk by Professor Ian Godwin will focus on the benefits and risks associated with […]

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