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Scotland’s leading planetary experts meet in Stirling

A group of planetary experts from across Scotland – which aims to expand our understanding of the universe and the place of humankind within it – has met at the University of Stirling.

Scotland’s leading planetary experts meet in Stirling

Stirling expert leads research expedition to the Arctic

A research team led by a University of Stirling expert have set off on a scientific cruise to the Arctic Ocean to study the effects of warming on marine life.

Stirling expert leads research expedition to the Arctic

Scientists make major breakthrough on omega-3 production

A major discovery that could 'revolutionise' the understanding of omega-3 production in the ocean has been made by an international team of scientists.

Scientists make major breakthrough on omega-3 production

Camouflage protects animals – even if they are spotted

Pythons, moths and frogs exhibit a certain type of camouflage that hides their identity from other animals even after they have been spotted, new research has found.

Camouflage protects animals – even if they are spotted

Study reveals greater ape population than predicted – but numbers are still on decline

A decade-long survey of western lowland gorillas and central chimpanzees has revealed that there are far more apes living in the Western Equatorial region of Africa than previously estimated.

Study reveals greater ape population than predicted – but numbers are still on decline