Scientists to study relocated red squirrels' hair

The analysis could provide information on the animals genetics and the diseases that affect them.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 29, 2019 ~2 min

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Gene study unravels redheads mystery

Researchers at Edinburgh University carry out out the largest genetic study of hair colour to date.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Dec. 11, 2018 ~2 min

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Dr persistence

Sophia Jex-Blake was a pioneer of women's education on her way to be Scotland's first female doctor.

By Darren McCullins • bbcnews
Nov. 16, 2018 ~8 min

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