A university is to collaborate with the NHS and Scottish technology companies to use artificial intelligence (AI) to determine which patients need bowel cancer screenings.
University of Glasgow
Free online lessons are being launched so school pupils can spend their summer learning while adhering to social distancing measures.
Next year’s exam diet should be cancelled, a researcher has said, as he warned of a widening of the attainment gap.
Freshwater fish could end up with bigger brains because of climate change – but find themselves less able to carry out simple tasks, according to scientists.
Two endangered species of sea turtle create “decoy nests” to protect their eggs from predators, new research suggests.
A new generation of wearable devices could be powered by human sweat instead of conventional batteries, scientists have said.
The virus that causes Covid-19 has not mutated into different types, according to new analysis.
Plastic debris has been found in 80% of the nests of a species of seabird on an uninhabited island off the coast of Scotland.
Birds in the wild appear to lower the temperature of their bill to prevent heat loss in order to preserve energy when food is scarce, new research suggests.
The idea that certain creatures such as bats pose a higher risk of spreading viruses to humans may not be accurate, new research suggests.
Scientists have documented seasonal migrations of deep-sea fish across the seabed for what is said to be the first time.
Hollywood actor Alan Cumming has spoken of his proud Scottish roots in a lecture at Glasgow University.
A university is to host a major conference on historical time-travel drama Outlander.
A new range of cancer tests has been developed, which scientists hope will help research of the disease and get more patients on clinical trials.
The final journey of a 5,300-year-old corpse found in the Alps has been revealed by plants which were frozen with him at his death.
Nicola Sturgeon has said she hopes Scotland will become a leading country in embracing 5G technology.
Edinburgh has some of the highest known rates of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the world and the figure is expected to rise in the next 10 years.
A Scottish university has received more than £900,000 to continue research into adults and children with active Crohn’s disease.
Scientists have captured a photograph for the first time of a phenomenon which Albert Einstein once described as “spooky action at a distance”.
Glasgow University has received more than £6 million in what has been described as the institute’s largest-ever donation.
A small device that uses the power of artificial intelligence (AI) could spell the end of painful endoscopic examinations for colon cancer patients, scientists believe.
Scientists have developed a method of constructing 3D facial models using the information stored in a person’s brain when recalling a familiar face.
A team of students have used 3D printing technology to create a model of a steam engine originally designed by James Watt more than 200 years ago.
Outlander star Sam Heughan is to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Glasgow in recognition of his artistic success and charitable work.
Emeli Sande will hand academic honours to her own parents after being named chancellor at the University of Sunderland.
Scientists have identified a new technique to help plants grow with less water.
An international project which first detected gravitational waves is to receive a funding boost of more than £25 million.
A quarter of Scottish prisoners have suffered a traumatic brain injury at some point in their lives, new research has indicated.
Scientists have discovered a compound that can successfully treat potentially fatal E.coli O157, which could lead to promising future treatments.
Scientists have created a robot chemist which could revolutionise the way molecules are discovered.