The University of Glasgow in Scotland was established in 1451. The University of Glasgow is rated in the top 100 universities world-wide and it is the only university in Scotland with a medical, law, dentistry and veterinary school. The University of Scotland in the Russell Group and currently serves more than 23,500 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. The University of Glasgow has six Nobel Laureates affiliated with the university and spawned James Watt, Lord Kelvin, John Baird, Joseph Lister and other notable scholars.
Can eating less meat help reduce climate change?
There are 19 billion chickens on the planet and billions of pigs and cattle. Their effect on producing greenhouse gasses is already greater than all emissions from transport including airplanes.
Research team finds way to produce large-area graphene 100 times cheaper
Graphene has been hailed as a wonder material since it was first isolated from graphite in 2004. Graphene is just a single atom thick but it is flexible, stronger than steel, and capable of efficiently conducting heat and ...
Fast-moving rivers 'breathe' like humans
Scientists have discovered a surprising similarity between rivers and humans: both release more carbon dioxide when they work hard.
Martian gems could point to evidence of life
Scientists have discovered for the first time direct physical evidence of the existence of opals on Mars.
Can a chemical search engine explain how life began on Earth?
Scientists have developed a new form of 'chemical search engine' which could provide clues to the origins of life on Earth.
Selective breeding can produce salmon resistant to sea lice
Salmon can be selectively bred to be resistant to sea lice, a new study has found.
Scientists investigate whether fish could evolve to become less catchable
Intensive fishing prompts much concern and debate over sustainability of fish stocks, but could it also be driving evolutionary changes that render fish of the future less catchable?
Scientists expect evolutionary changes from loud, bright world
Humans take for granted the noise and lights associated with cities and other developments across the landscape. For other creatures, these noisy and bright conditions lead to changes in behavior and activity such as the ...
Researchers publish analysis of giant panda milk
A five-year study of giant pandas by Glasgow researchers has uncovered previously unknown details of the complex changes that a female bear's milk undergoes immediately after birth. The findings may have implications for ...
Scots beat Inuit in words for snow
It is often said that the Inuit have 50 different words for snow but researchers at the University of Glasgow have discovered that the Scots have even more.