Replacing Oil: Are we too heavily reliant on crude oil? Scientists at the University of Manchester are finding another route to making replacement molecules for oil using biological origins. Video Link

Harnessing Enzymes in Chemical Synthesis: Chemists have a found a way to pair man-made synthesis with natural enzymes to potentially make cheaper, better drugs. Video Link

Biocatalytic Alchemy: Converting Alcohol into Amines: Harnessing the power of enzymes to make useful molecules by modern day alchemy which may produce pharmaceuticals, polymers and plastics by using alcohol. Video Link

Shining a Light on Vitamin B12: Chemists at the University of Manchester discovered that vitamin B12 can act as an on/off switch for genes – a potentially controversial but extremely useful discovery. Video Link


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University of Manchester: Industrial Biotechnology Research Beacon Video Link