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Greatest extinction driven by acidic oceans

CHANGES to Earth’s oceans, caused by volcanic activity, triggered the greatest extinction of all time, a new Edinburgh University study shows. The event, which took place...

New research promises “brain boost” for multiple sclerosis patients

Multiple sclerosis patients could one day benefit from treatments that boost their brain function, a study suggests. Increasing the activity of neurons could be beneficial...

Ian Rankin’s wife runs a critical eye over the next Rebus novel

Ian Rankin’s wife is not completely happy about his new novel if the author’s latest Tweets are anything to go by. Rankin, who was once...

Human remains to be used in anatomy lectures for first time in more than a century

HUMAN remains are to be used in public anatomy lectures for the first time in 132 years. The University of Edinburgh is offering the public...

Older blood “as safe” for transfusions as fresh supply

OLDER blood is "as safe" for transfusions as fresh supplies, according to a new study. Research has found that giving freshly-donated blood to patients yields...

Arthur’s Seat in the snow

AN EDINBURGH student has taken stunning photographs of Arthur's Seat in the snow while studying. Simon Fern, 19, a second year History and English Literature...

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