Almost 20% of people in need of a hip replacement are experiencing pain that is “worth than death”, a study shows.
University of Edinburgh
A student has revealed the face of a female druid from the Iron Age in a 3D wax reconstruction.
Meat and dairy products could be improved by thousands of bugs in cows’ stomachs that have been found by scientists using special DNA technology.
A sensor is being developed which could help patients, doctors and nurses manage how a wound heals.
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.
Drinking more than two cups of coffee a day during pregnancy may impair the development of the baby’s liver, new research suggests.
Notebooks belonging to a scientist who mentored Charles Darwin are at the centre of a campaign to keep them in the UK and make them available to the public.
Scientists have applied the British cycling team’s strategy of marginal gains to the global food system as part of efforts to reduce climate change.
A hair-sized probe has been developed by scientists to help measure tissue damage deep in the lung.
Encouraging children to do strength-based exercises could play a vital role in their physical development, a study suggests.
A professor from the University of St Andrews has been knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Potential therapy based on the natural immune defences could be key to helping beat superbugs, according to a new study.
A DNA mutation linked to breathing problems in popular dog breeds has been discovered by scientists.
Edinburgh has become the first Scottish institution to win University Challenge in more than 35 years.
Vitamin D can “dramatically” affect the immune system and could make people less susceptible to diseases such as multiple sclerosis, scientists have discovered.
Medicines prescribed to reduce the symptoms of prostate disease have been linked to an increased likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes.
Scientists examining potassium have discovered a new state of physical matter where atoms can exist as both solid and liquid at the same time.
Scientists believe tiny zebrafish hold important clues in the search for treatments for Parkinson’s disease.
A newly identified species from 150 million years ago that was an ancestor to crocodiles has given experts an insight into how some animals evolved.
A novel inspired by the mind of computer scientist Alan Turing is among the contenders for a historic literary prize.