HUMANITY`S FUTURE

Mark Poustie, professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Strathclyde tells Patricia Mascarenhas how humanities and social sciences provide various skills for a broad range of professional fields

Too much time on Facebook leads to negative body images in women

A new study has revealed that spending more time on Facebook could lead to more negative feelings and more comparisons to the bodies of friends in women.

Research programme to tackle asteroids and space debris

Leading scientists will push the boundary of studies on deflecting asteroids and manipulating space debris under a new programme of Britain`s University of Strathclyde that aims to protect the earth from catastrophic impacts.

Diamond-based Raman lasers set to revolutionize scientific applications

Scientists are trying to harness the unique properties of diamonds for development of new generation of lasers.

Wax moth can sense sound frequencies up to 300kHz

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde have found that the greater wax moth is capable of sensing sound frequencies of up to 300kHz - the highest recorded frequency sensitivity of any animal in the world.

Researchers discover world`s sharpest hearing animal

The humble moth has been identified as the world`s sharpest hearing animal, according to new research.