British GM crop scientists win $10m grant from Gates
15 July 2012 Last updated at 11:17 BST
A team of British plant scientists has won a $10m (£6.4m) grant from the Gates Foundation to develop GM cereal crops.
It is one of the largest single investments into GM in the UK and will be used to cultivate corn, wheat and rice that need little or no fertiliser.
The BBC's Tom Heap reports.