Gaseous emissions from dinosaurs may have warmed prehistoric earth
Sauropod dinosaurs could in principle have produced enough of the greenhouse gas methane to warm the climate many millions of years ago, at a time when the Earth was warm and wet. That's according to calculations reported in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication.The hulking sauropods, d ... more
Scientists get £ 2 million to develop cancer imaging
Scientists are set for a cash boost to develop the latest cancer imaging technologies.
Cancer experts at Durham and Newcastle universities will receive more than £2 million over the next five years.
The money is part of a £50 million nationwide initiative to establish the UK as a world le ... more
White Light Takes Hold in Biology
World-first studies are underway at the University of St Andrews, exploring how a novel 'white light' laser could penetrate skin tissue more effectively than current laser surgery methods.
School of Physics and Astronomy researchers have been awarded £150,000 from the EPSRC to use white li ... more