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Antonj van Leeuwenhoek: Appreciating the Little Things…

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Kirsty Martin takes a close-up look at the little things in life, first revealled by the Dutch scientist, van Leeuwenhoek.

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Dazzled by the Dark Lady

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Kirsty Martin writes an illuminating and personal letter to the 'Dark Lady of DNA', Rosalind Franklin.

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George’s marvellous memorial

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Continuing the series on "Who's Shoulders Are These Anyway?", Kirsty Martin takes us on the journey in which Sir George Thomas Beatson, medical frontiersman, makes his mark upon the city of Glasgow.

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Peek – The Portable Eye Examination Kit

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Throughout the world, almost 40 million people are blind. Yet, 80% of blindness is avoidable! And most of this avoidable blindness is in low-income countries. Dr Mario Giardini from the Department of Bio-medical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde provides insight into a revolutionary smartphone-based toolkit for eye care.

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The Glasgow Frankenstein

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Andy Dougan, Lecturer in Digital Film and Television at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland blogs about how the Glasgow Frankenstein has helped turn science fiction into science fact. You can follow him on Twitter @AndyDougan.

In the winter of 1818 a sensational story swept through the streets of Glasgow. A university lecturer, Andrew Ure, had reanimated the corpse of Matthew Clydesdale who had been hanged in the city centre only a matter of hours previously.

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News

   

Protein antibiotics offer new hope for fighting common crop diseases

Scientists have tested a new way to protect crops from a widespread and devastating bacterial diseas...

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Businesses awarded £1.25m in Scottish EDGE round 15

Businesses with high growth potential from across Scotland have benefited to the tune of around £1 ...

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CAN DO Innovation Challenge Fund opens

Do you have a challenge you can't solve alone? The CAN DO Innovation Challenge Fund is on the hunt f...

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Blog

   

Game of Drones: A Song of Boats and LiDAR

Drones in the sky, drones in the sea, drones on land. Could drones be doing more for you? At Art of ...

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Grounds to create global change

To mark International Zero Waste Week Scott Kennedy, co-founder of Revive Eco and member of Industri...

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Learning to fuel the growth of a more sustainable world

Rachel Clark from the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) encourages students into s...

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Events

   

Stargazing at Mugdock

Look up and search the December skies for winter constellations, planets, and other night-time objec...

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Creative Conversations: Nina Allan

Nina Allan is a writer and critic, active in the field of speculative fiction. Her work has been awa...

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Culture Club

A monthly gathering of fermentation enthusiasts where you can meet like-minded people and share reci...

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