A small piece of Rhynie fossil plant with fossil fungi colonising the ends, viewed through a microscope. Image credit: Loron et al
Revealing the Face of 6th Century Scotland
Facial reconstructions undertaken by Hayley Fisher. Copyright City of Edinburgh Council/ Hayley Fisher
Childhood Immunizations Uptake Increased in 2020 Lockdown
“During the first COVID19 lockdown in Scotland, the uptake rates of routine childhood immunizations (such as the MMR) increased compared to the previous year.” – Fiona McQuaid
Studies Into MS & #Covid-19
The MS Society in the UK is collecting data on the impact of coronavirus.
Digital Tool To Aid Building Conservation
“This new tool offers the advantage of being able to conduct inspection and analysis of 3D data remotely, while still obtaining precise results.” Lyn Wilson, HES
The Scottish MS Register: “a powerful resource”
it builds on the strength of the NHS in Scotland and allows researchers to study geographical risk factors in detail.
Drone Footage Reveals Startling Images of Arctic Erosion
Coastal erosion due to ice melt is creating problems across the north of Canada.
The Science of Good Chocolate
Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have been studying a 140 years old mixing technique which holds the key to making good chocolate.
Research into Secondary Breast Cancer: #domoreforstage4
More than 11,000 women die from secondary breast cancer each year in the UK.
Developing Lower Cost Wave Technology
Engineers in Scotland and Italy are developing wave energy technology which could help generate low-cost electricity for thousands of homes.