Consumers are being asked their views on eating meat from “gene-edited” animals as researchers aim to eradicate livestock disease.
University of Edinburgh
Some of the damaging effects of ageing could be stopped by the manipulation of cells, according to new research.
A dog feared to have a brain tumour has made a full recovery after he turned out to have a needle lodged in his neck.
A major study into depression involving the data of more than two million people has identified personality types susceptible to the condition.
Two-thirds of Scottish children experience early life adversity – such as domestic violence or parental drug misuse – according to a new study.
Eyes taken from organ donors have been used in a trial that raises hopes of restoring sight with stem cells.
Chickens could soon offer a cost-effective way of producing high quality drugs to use on patients, new research has suggested.
Scientists have identified genetic changes that may predict the likelihood of breast cancer relapse in women who take a common type of hormone therapy.
Scientists have said they can predict whether someone can expect to live longer than average or die sooner by examining their DNA.
Scientists have uncovered new information on how prehistoric dogs hunted 40 million years ago – by analysing the skulls of lions, wolves and hyenas.
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.
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.
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.