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Bees’ buzz is more powerful for pollination, than for defence or flight

Buzzing by bees during flower pollination is significantly more powerful than that used for defence or flight, according to a new study from experts at the University of Stirling.

Bees’ buzz is more powerful for pollination, than for defence or flight

Scientists to test feasibility of novel protein in fish feed

Experts from the University of Stirling will investigate the feasibility of using a single-cell protein in salmon feed, as part of a ground-breaking carbon recycling project.

Scientists to test feasibility of novel protein in fish feed

Tree planting does not always boost ecosystem carbon stocks, study finds

Planting huge numbers of trees to mitigate climate change is “not always the best strategy” – with some experimental sites in Scotland failing to increase carbon stocks, a new study has found.

Tree planting does not always boost ecosystem carbon stocks, study finds

Arctic plants may not provide predicted carbon sequestration potential

The environmental benefits of taller, shrubbier tundra plants in the Arctic may be overstated, according to new research involving the University of Stirling.

Arctic plants may not provide predicted carbon sequestration potential

Stirling project could be key in tackling “snail fever”

Pioneering research involving the University of Stirling could play a vital role in reducing the prevalence of “snail fever” – a debilitating infection that affects more than 200 million people worldwide.

Stirling project could be key in tackling “snail fever”