Category: Life Sciences

Body Integrity Image Disorder: The Desire for Amputation

Body Integrity Image Disorder: The Desire for Amputation

For most people the idea of losing a limb is horrifying. Even worse is the idea that we would have to self-amputate in order to survive.

University of Strathclyde Research Day

University of Strathclyde Research Day

On Tuesday 7th June in the Barony Hall, over 500 students, staff and visitors attended the University of Strathclyde Research Day.

Two Fingers for Science?

Two Fingers for Science?

Researchers believe they have found a link between the relative lengths of your index and ring fingers and a predisposition to the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Monkey Business

Monkey Business

Evidence has shown that only humans and great apes have self-recognition – the ability to recognise themselves in a mirror – a cognitive facility that has so far eluded the common monkey.