University of Strathclyde

Lab-produced space radiation to make manned travel safer

Lab-produced space radiation to make manned travel safer

Researchers led by the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, the UK, used novel laser-plasma-based accelerators to mimic the radiation which presents a risk to astronauts and space technology owing to the lack of protection from it in space.

May 09, 2017, 00:06 AM IST

Attention working ladies! Weight gain can hamper your professional career

Are you looking for a job in the service sector? If yes, then watch your weight as researchers have found that an increase in weight had a negative impact on female candidates in their job prospects.

Sep 09, 2016, 20:43 PM IST

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

Jul 01, 2014, 01:11 AM IST

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.

Apr 11, 2014, 11:41 AM IST

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.

Nov 18, 2013, 19:25 PM IST

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.

Aug 08, 2013, 15:08 PM IST

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.

May 09, 2013, 11:05 AM IST

Researchers discover world`s sharpest hearing animal

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

May 08, 2013, 17:06 PM IST