Overweight women can lower their heightened risk of breast cancer by losing weight during middle age, research has found.
The idea that dogs age seven years for every one human year is a myth, scientists have claimed.
A tetraplegic man in France has been able to walk while wearing an exoskeleton controlled by his brain signals.
Scientists who have completed a DNA investigation of the waters of Loch Ness have said that one theory about its fabled monster “remains plausible”.
Scots scientists hope their super-spud will help end crop devastation after unearthing Mexican potato’s disease-beating genes
The tatties are small, knobbly and tasteless but a rare breed of potato has been revealed as a super-spud.
One giant leap for dramkind: Scots engineers use whisky-box satellites in fight against climate change
Satellites the size of whisky boxes and produced in Scotland are the latest secret weapon in the fight against climate change.
A DNA mutation linked to breathing problems in popular dog breeds has been discovered by scientists.
Leading scientist hails Scotland’s united nations of discovery but warns Brexit risks an international brain drain from our labs
A knot of anxiety replaces the swelling of pride in Professor Dame Anne Glover as she looks at the portraits of some of Scotland’s leading women scientists.
A bizarre Frankenstein-style experiment has breathed life into the brains of pigs four hours after death.
Scientists at a Dundee university have been awarded a grant to pursue groundbreaking research into better food preservation to help tackle waste.
Rabbits prefer to eat plants rich in DNA, scientists have discovered.