Saturday, Oct 01, 2022

University of Edinburgh


Lightning storms to drop as global temperatures rise: Study

February 13, 2018 8:28 pm

Climate change could be set to impact lightning strikes, say researchers, which could affect atmospheric changes in temperature.

Delhi air pollution study will use body sensors to map air quality

December 06, 2017 8:12 pm

The Delhi Air Pollution: Health and Effects (DAPHNE) project, a collaboration involving nine universities from India and the UK, will use tiny sensors over four years to map air quality.

Universe's previously missing matter detected

October 12, 2017 7:24 pm

Scientists have for the first time detected the missing matter in our universe that was unaccounted for by previous space observations.

LED lights could supplement WiFi, tech be called LiFi: Study

October 12, 2017 5:18 pm

Energy-saving Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) could replace WiFi technology for transmitting digital data, without compromising the quality of light or environmental benefits, a study has shown.

'UK remains strong employment market for overseas students'

December 11, 2015 6:23 pm

The Scottish government runs the Saltire scholarship scheme for Indian students, offering funding support of £2000 to up 200 students

Asthma risk to premature babies higher

January 29, 2014 4:37 pm

Babies born more than three weeks before the usual 40-week term early were almost 50 per cent more likely to develop asthma.

Scientists unlock the mystery of Earth's formation

November 07, 2013 4:18 pm

Volcanic rock have helped scientists unlock the mystery of how our planet evolved.

Higgs-Englert win Physics Nobel

October 09, 2013 1:27 am

The existence of the Higgs boson is needed to explain how particles acquire mass.

A computer that cracks jokes is born

August 08, 2013 5:08 pm

First of its kind,it responds with witty one-liners.

Heart failure linked to air pollution: study

July 11, 2013 2:58 am

‘A small dip in pollutant level can prevent many cases’


Shah Rukh Khan enthralls the University of Edinburgh with his 'Lungi Dance'

October 16, 2015 3:44 pm

Shah Rukh Khan, who received the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa from the University of Edinburgh, later took on the stage and enthralled the audience with his famous 'Lungi Dance'.