Napier University's national mountain biking centre sparks innovative product developments in collaboration with academic research teams and boosts Scotland's economy.
Imagine an asteroid of 10km diameter smashing through the Earth's atmosphere and obliterating your home-town. A very real prospect, considering the plethora of space debris flying around in the Milky Way! Luckily, cutting-edge academic research in space science and technology, such as the University of Strathclyde's Stardust programme, allows us to foresee such threats and plan to avoid catastrophe.
How should we treat fish? Using innovative research techniques, Scottish researchers have assessed whether fish are capable of displaying an emotional response to stress.