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Mapping the planet’s ups and downs

Researchers in Glasgow can spot landslips near China's Yangtze river

Researchers at the University of Glasgow are using a new technique known as interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) to monitor natural disasters around the world and manage their impact.

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International team reveals 21 ‘signatures’ in 30 common cancers

An international team, including scientists from The University of Glasgow and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, has described the mutational processes that drive tumour development in 30 of the most common cancer types.

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UWS hosting national dementia conference

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is hosting a leading national dementia conference at its Hamilton Campus on Monday 19 August 2013.

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Highest winter losses in recent years for honey bees in Scotland

A honey bee on a yellow flower

Soaring numbers of honey bees died last winter, University of Strathclyde research has revealed.

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Grapefruit biomolecules may herald new treatment for heart disease

New research published in the ‘Biochemical Journal’ has identified molecules occurring naturally in fruit that may play an important role in the future treatment of heart disease.

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Diamond-based lasers becoming reality

A picture of a laser being used in the lab

Diamond-based lasers – once a James Bond fantasy – are now becoming a reality, following research at the University of Strathclyde.

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Scientists in a spin over Doppler Shift discovery

Scientists at the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde have discovered rotational speed can be determined by measuring Doppler Shift – the same effect utilised in radar speed guns.

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