The development of future treatments for Alzheimer’s disease could be aided by scientists who have discovered the functions of the area of the brain where the disease begins.
University of St Andrews
Hundreds of students have taken part in a mass foam fight as part of a ritual dating back centuries at Scotland’s oldest university.
A feast of foamy fun has been enjoyed by University of St Andrews students taking part in traditional Raisin Monday celebrations.
A student from Dundee has spent a month in South America where he developed his research skills.
Orangutans can control their voice in a similar way to humans, with new research suggesting they may hold the key to how human speech evolved.
Grey seals are able to form words and sing like humans, new research suggests.
A bat so small it can fit into a matchbox has held up a £20 million St Andrews University project.
Sonar from navy ships can affect the behaviour of beaked whales from a longer distance than first thought, research has suggested.
A new exhibition about the infamous Mars training ship is set to go on display in Dundee.
A periodic table uncovered during a laboratory clear-out is believed to be the oldest in the world.
Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams is coming to the local area as part of a careers week.
Dolphins have “long-lasting friendships” and form cliques while shunning other groups, researchers have observed.
The number of killer whales could be halved in a few decades due to pollutants in the seas, according to new research.
Footballers from the University of Dundee escaped serious injury after a tree fell on their bus en route to a game.
Dolphins can learn tricks such as walking on water from each other in the wild, a 30-year study has revealed.
Researchers at Scottish universities have been awarded almost £6 million to study antimicrobial resistance in Africa.
Facing years in a mental hospital with no chance of leaving, no drugs to treat you and, often, a misdiagnosis.
Love of fast food has led intelligent crows to fashion elaborate hook tools from twigs, a study has shown.
Firefighters from as far as Dundee were scrambled to St Andrew University in the early hours of this morning after a fire broke out in the roof of a building.