Tuesday, September 28, 2021
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Deadly disease outbreak simulation to take place in the UK

A UK-WIDE virtual exercise will simulate an outbreak of disease this week to test government contingency plans.The test will be to see how well the UK government could contain and eliminate African swine fever...
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Cancer destroying medicine the new focus of university partnership

A UNIVERSITY partnership will see developments being made in medicine that can destroy cancer causing proteins.The University of Dundee will collaborate with Boehringer Ingelheim to create new medicines that will destroy what was previously...
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Study reveals slow loading websites costs nearly £60bn in lost sales each year.

THE COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift towards digital and changed our online shopping behaviors, with more people now shopping online than ever before.With this said, it’s crucial that retailers keep up with...
Scottish flag on building - Scottish News

Members of the public needed to ensure future of dying language

MEMBERS of the public are being asked to contribute their brutally honest views about a Gaelic Language Plan.The Scottish Government are the ones behind the plan which has the aim of supporting and ensuring...

Scotland’s most awe-some city sights revealed

THE iconic Edinburgh Castle was voted number one in a poll created to find out what Scots feel in awe of when visiting the country’s seven cities. The National Wallace Monument, the SSE Hydro in...

Researchers in Scotland discover coeliac disease drug target

RESEARCHERS have identified a new treatment target for coeliac disease that could relieve inflammation and unlock alternative treatment options. The only treatment for coeliac disease is a life-long gluten-free diet, and there is an unmet...
Loch Duart farm worker - Scottish News

Scottish farm and UK charity team up to battle high cholesterol

A SCOTTISH salmon farm has partnered with a UK cholesterol charity in an effort to prevent early disease and deaths from cholesterol.Loch Duart is an independent salmon farm located in Northwest Scotland that has...
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Over £6 million for state-of-the-art forensic laboratory

A NEW toxicology laboratory for Scotland is to be created to provide state-of-the-art testing capabilities for police and prosecutors.The Scottish Government is providing more than £6 million for the new purpose-built centre that will...
Innovation Hub Dundee - Scottish News

£1 million grant given to Dundee university will create new Innovation Hub

THE UNIVERSITY of Dundee has been given £1 million to furbish a new centre that will foster the commercialisation of world-leading science.The grant which was provided by the Wolfson Foundation will fund the furnishing...
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Scots living in deprived areas boost university applications by 11%

SCOTTISH universities have been witnessing their applications for entry into 2021 soar higher than ever before.With these record-breaking numbers comes the information that there has been an increase by 11% in applications from people...
beer - Research News Scotland

Leading health experts are calling for better alcohol labelling

HEALTH experts are calling for better alcohol labelling as new research suggests that most of the public do not know the nutritional information of popular alcoholic drinks. The research also showed that the majority of...
work from home - Research News Scotland

Return to office could cut home energy bills by £21 million a week

IF every homeworker returned to the office for one day a week, it would save an estimated £21 million on weekly energy bills.Workers are cautious about returning to the office, with most planning to...
BEN PAGLIA AKEA LIFE - Health News Scotland

Health bosses warn “no mask” policy could be a setback

HEALTHCARE bosses warn that the "no mask" policy could ignite a "setback" to the start of the pandemic as the virus was first transmitted by air travel.The British healthcare and testing company that provides...
BMA respond to a government report - UK News

Doctors union respond to government commission report on race

A DOCTORS union are calling out a report from a government committee due to its ignorance of racism in the NHS.The British Medical Association (BMA) have responded to the Sewell report which was conducted...
Scotch Beef - Scottish News

The “genius” cooking hack that keeps midges at bay has been revealed

WITH lots of midges expected this year, experts have revealed a delicious way to evade the ferocious Highland Midge using a simple combination of ingredients. Developed by Scotch Beef PGI, Scotland’s leading midge expert Dr...
galaxy - Research News Scotland

Scientists offer insight into riddle of blue and red galaxies’ origins

ASTRONOMERS have shed light on the mystery of why some galaxies look blue while others appear red.New computer simulations have revealed that the contrasting colours can be traced back to how energy was released...
Seafish - Research News Scotland

Annual fishing fleet survey returns as researchers head to ports across UK

FISHING vessel owners and skippers are encouraged to take part in the annual survey of the UK fishing fleet.This year’s survey begins on Monday 5 July and will run throughout the summer. The survey is carried out by Seafish, the public...
Covid Vaccine and needle - Scottish News

Scottish Government announces Vaccine drop-ins available for all over 18s

EVERY mainland health board in Scotland will now be offering drop-in vaccinations against Coronavirus for over 18s.The programme has almost reached its goal of supplying all Scottish adults with their first dose using the...
powerful laser - Research News Scotland

Physics innovation set to transform capabilities of Scottish manufacturing

Researchers have secured £586,000 to develop 3D laser beams whose shape can be changed. The innovation from the National Robotarium, hosted by Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh is set to transform the manufacturing and healthcare technology...
plane - Research News Scotland

Study reveals the best cities to live and work remotely from

THE best cities to live and work remotely from have been revealed by looking at data on legislation, costs and overall livability.The results from Housing platform Nestpick.com show the cities which are best prepared...
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