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Craic A Question of Science

Dara O' Briain

Do you know your nibbles from your bytes? Your electrons from your protons? What about your nebulae from your novae?


Reducing number of cigarettes smoked unlikely to increase lifespan

Smokers are unlikely to extend their lifespan if they choose to smoke fewer cigarettes but don’t give up altogether.


Scottish scientists scoop research paper of the year award

A team of Scottish scientists are celebrating after winning an award for the best research paper of the year 2012.


Leading optics researcher receives gold medal from the Institute of Physics

Professor Steve Barnett at University of Strathclyde

A leading optics researcher at the University of Strathclyde has received a top award from the Institute of Physics.


Treatment burden for stroke patients is overwhelming

A report by researchers from the University of Glasgow's Institute of Health and Wellbeing and published in the open-access journal PLOS Med says care provision for stroke patients is often too much for them to cope with and needs to be transformed so that the needs of patients rather than the needs of health-care systems are prioritised.


New research centre to tackle rheumatoid arthritis

Arthritis Research UK and the University of Glasgow have announced a major new research centre that aims to find out more about the causes of rheumatoid arthritis.


Gold nanoprobes could determine cancer risk

Dr Yu Chen from University of Strathclyde

Gold nanoprobes could be used to determine risk of cancer and effectiveness of treatment following research carried out by scientists in Glasgow.


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