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66-million-year-old mammal discovered by University of Edinburgh scientists

University of Edinburgh researchers have discovered the remains of a nearly 66 million year-old mammal that appears to have survived the dinosaur extinction. The finding, discovered in conjunction with the University of Nebraska and the New Mexico Museum of National History and Science, is teaching scientists about the evolutionary process following the mass extinction of […]

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University of Edinburgh takes part in ‘Explorathon’ science festival

The University of Edinburgh took part this weekend in the city’s ‘Explorathon’ activities, a celebration of science to recognise the European Commission-sponsored, continent-wide European Researchers’ Night on Friday 25 September.  While the festivities are an exciting way to share research with the Edinburgh community, it is also an important way to highlight the importance of […]