LITTLE-known western films – in which cowboys were the baddies – were the subject of scholarly debate in the Scottish capital.
A NEW technique that could lead to the creation of portable detectors so people can test for dangerous imitation whisky and other spirits has been developed by Scots scientists.
A TEAM of Scottish scientists has embarked on a project to study ways of defeating drug-resistant bacteria, such as the killer superbug MRSA, by using their own internal chemistry against them.
Olympic rower Katherine Grainger and Monty Python star Terry Jones will receive honorary degrees from Scotland's oldest university next month.
The finishing touches have been put to a statue which will honour an unsung Scots hero who helped the Spitfires defeat the Luftwaffe in the brutal Battle of Britain dogfights.