More students from some of Scotland’s most economically challenged areas are taking up places at Edinburgh University, according to a report.
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Work by the Second World War codebreaker Alan Turing could help develop better tests for the early detection of cancer and other diseases, according to university experts.
Bones found in the grounds of a student residence have been identified as a man in his 50s following scientific examination.
Researchers are looking into whether drugs that already treat a range of conditions could help people with motor neurone disease (MND), after a former rugby star helped raise £250,000 for their work.
Premature babies show better brain development when fed breast milk rather than formula, new research has found.
Velociraptors really did behave like wolves and hunt down their prey in packs, as depicted in the movie Jurassic Park, a top dinosaur expert has said.
Young people with learning difficulties have highlighted key areas of research which could help to improve their lives.
Scientists have used artificial intelligence to predict how cancers will progress and evolve, which could help doctors design the most effective treatment for each patient.
Experiments with the world’s biggest laser have given scientists fresh insights into the largest planets in our solar system.
Man-made structures such as oil rigs and shipwrecks could help threatened corals to spread, a new study suggests.
Nine in 10 Facebook users admit they feel low when they see their friends’ posts about travel, new research has found.
Emoji characters with a range of skin colour options have been a success in representing diversity, an academic study has found.
Dozens of newly discovered giant dinosaur footprints on a Scottish island are helping to shed light on the Jurassic reptiles’ evolution.
A new camera which can see through the human body has been developed.
An 85-year-old from the North-east has become the oldest graduate from a prestigious university's history school.
As humans age their brains naturally shrink, but a study has found having a Mediterranean diet can significantly slow the process.