Kelp found off Scotland dates back 16,000 years to last ice age

Experts from Heriot-Watt University's Orkney campus analysed the genetic composition of oarweed from 14 areas.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 27, 2020 ~3 min

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New equation ‘could predict earthquakes better’ say Edinburgh experts

Researchers in Edinburgh produce a new mathematical model aimed at improving how earthquakes are predicted.

By Ken Macdonald • bbcnews
July 13, 2020 ~3 min

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Scottish researchers create 'crystal maze' for light

A team at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh create a "crystal maze" to control how light spreads.

By Kenneth Macdonald • bbcnews
Nov. 5, 2018 ~4 min

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