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Brian, the heavy weight sea-snail

Weighing in at 30 tonnes and capable of generating 150 kilowatts, Brian is the world's first free-standing tidal energy turbine system, developed by Robert Gordon University (Aberdeen).

Drug discovery and development

Scotland, could make a fair claim to be called the home of medical science given the huge contributions the country has made in the study and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular disease, neuroscience and diabetes.

Edinburgh International Science Festival

For over 30 years the Edinburgh International Science Festival has served up fun and facts in a bid to get everyone interested in science.

Japan set to join Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships programme

Japanese postgraduates will soon be able to apply for funding to study at Scottish universities thanks to a flagship scholarship programme.

Medicine women

Scotland can boast some of the finest female doctors, not just currently but stretching all the way back to the earliest days of women in medicine. Theirs are stories of courage, tenacity and sheer Scottish determination!

Science of the Sea

Scotland's coastal waters are host to an amazing array of riches: the finest seafood; rare marine wildlife; rich pockets of gas and oil; whales, porpoises and seals that inspire mythology and tourism alike. But the importance of Scotland's seas goes even deeper than that. . .

Scotland and Space

When someone mentions Unidentified Flying Objects, what location comes to mind?

Scotland to reach new heights with Europe’s first small satellite spaceport

An exciting new frontier will be crossed by the UK Space Agency (UKSA) with the news that a spaceport is to be established in the north of Scotland.

Scotland-Japan partnership to enhance dementia care and academic links

Scotland and Japan are remodelling their approach to care of older people due to ageing populations, with a particular emphasis on dementia.

Scotland’s Arctic Connections

Scotland’s strong ties to the Arctic stretch back through the centuries – and we’re committed to ensuring they endure for centuries to come.

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