Researchers in Plymouth have discovered a worm that fed on the bones of marine dinosaurs.
The Osedax worm was found 10-years-ago in the bones of dead whales at the bottom of the ocean. It's now known they were living in the bones of giant sea creatures a 150 million years ago.
Plymouth University have developed a 3D interactive game to help fight Ebola.
The programme, which is similar to a video game, is designed to teach people how to stop the disease from spreading.
It's being trialled in Sierra Leone at Masanga hospital and allows learners to be 'immersed' in simulated environments.
Plymouth University has developed an interactive game to help fight Ebola. The programme is designed to teach people how to stop the disease from spreading. It is being trialled in Sierra Leone.
Plymouth University has been ranked the most sustainable in the country. It's the second time the university has topped the People and Planet Green League in five years.
Sustainability is not just about switching off the lights and computers - Plymouth University has even started to commission independent monitoring of the factories that make the products that students use every day on campus as well as committing to purchase staff uniforms made from Fairtrade cotton.
Plymouth University's Medical School is the best in the country for the quality of its research.
The latest league tables say it is doing better than both Oxford and Cambridge.
80% of its research was also rated as 'world leading' or international quality.
The vice-chancellor of Plymouth University is returning to work - following an investigation into her conduct.
Professor Wendy Purcell was put on leave in July, amid unspecified allegations which are understood to include a complaint about her management style.
Today the university announced the inquiry process has ended, and she will return to work in a new role to build the university's reputation.
Staff at Plymouth University have given a vote of no confidence in their vice-chancellor, Wendy Purcell.
Members of the University and College Union say the recent problems at the university have undermined morale and risked long-term damage to the institution.
Wendy Purcell who is currently on paid leave, was suspended for three months over allegations of overspending and bullying colleagues.
Wendy Purcell, Plymouth University's vice-chancellor, has stepped up her legal battle to win her job back, with the case against her understood to include a complaint about her management style.
Professor Purcell is now being represented by a law firm that specialises in discrimination claims. She was suspended three months ago, but has since had her status changed to paid leave. Neither the university nor Professor Purcell has ever disclosed the charges against her.
Staff at Plymouth University will be protesting later against job losses at the institution. They'll be demonstrating outside the university as part of an ongoing dispute over efforts to reduce staff costs.
Several university employees have already taken voluntary redundancy, others face compulsory redundancy.
A team of researchers from Plymouth medical school will today unveil an app version of a widely used dementia test. It will be free of charge and will mean faster and wider testing and therefore quicker diagnosis.
The app is is the first of its kind and will be made available to clinicians around the world