Salamanders may provide evidence that Central and South America were linked by land bridge earlier than thought.
Salamander DNA suggests earlier link between Central and South America
£1.2 million for research into osteoarthritis
Arthritis Research UK have awarded a programme grant of £1.2 million to a consortium of universities including a team at the University of the West of Scotland.
Scientists look to aurora to understand solar flares
Astrophysicists at the University of Glasgow are looking at the Northern and Southern Lights to better understand solar flares.
Scientists from the University of Glasgow have discovered that Emperor penguins keep warm partly thanks to their cold coats.
New Institute of Sustainable Engineering and Technology launched
A new research institute has been launched at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) that will focus on themes of Engineering and Energy Systems, Interactive and Communications Engineering and Sustainability in the Built Environment.
Smart food labelling
A new smart label aimed at improving consumer confidence in the quality of food has been launched by Scottish company, Insignia Technologies.
Glasgow biochemist appointed to JECFA
An internationally respected biochemist at Glasgow Caledonian University has been appointed to the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA), the international scientific expert advisory board administered by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation and the World Health Organisation.
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