Tributes paid to world-renowned #Manchester scientist/researcher who revolutionised sugar industry!


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Tributes paid to world-renowned Manchester scientist and researcher who revolutionised sugar industry ~ Paul Britton, Manchester Evening News Media.

Dr Layla Zakaria Abdel Rahman, who studied at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, passed away at her home in Didsbury aged 59 last Saturday after a fight against cancer.

A leading Manchester scientist and globally-respected researcher has died.

Tributes have been paid to Sudanese-born Dr Layla Zakaria Abdel Rahman, who studied at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST).

A renowned expert in the field of biological technology, she passed away at her home in Didsbury aged 59 last Saturday after a fight against cancer.

Dr Layla, a mother-of-two, uncovered a radically new method of growing sugar cane.

The breakthrough, which she made at her research laboratory near the former Manchester Science Park, meant the plant could be grown from seeds rather than the…

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