At first glance it may not appear like the most appealing of delicacies - but the humble sea cucumber could soon be used to feed the world.
Plans to build a £7 million Scottish Marine Industry Training Centre in Oban would attract 80 full time students and hundreds more part-time.
A woman who put her studies on hold to care for her ill mother has finally graduated - and picked up an award at the same time.
The first person to graduate with a doctorate from the University of the Highlands and Islands is a microplastics researcher from Wales.
An Oban company has come up with an ingenious idea for wrapping food, by using a waste product of the west coast's shell fish industry.
The sound of a the minke whale has been recorded for the first time off Scotland’s coast.
Chilling predictions have been made for Arctic polar bears and other large predators by an Oban scientist.
It might be called the common skate - but it is actually more at risk of extinction than the giant panda.
Creatures living in the deepest parts of the ocean have been feeding on microplastic particles for at least four decades, a study by Oban scientists has revealed.
Ambitions to transform Oban into a coastal university town – on a par with St Andrews – have been revealed.
An Oban-based science institute will lead the UK's Arctic research over the next five years through major projects worth more than £5million.
A group of students from every corner of the globe are studying in the Highlands and have caught the eye of the aquaculture industry.
A Scottish scientist who became one of the world's foremost researchers in deep sea ecology has been made an OBE.
A leading Scottish chef returned to his former school to teach people about the joys of marine cuisine when he headlined a three-day Festival of the Sea.
Green-energy company Cella and the Argyll-based Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) have together achieved what is thought to be the world’s first hydrogen-fuelled flight.
There were a fair few material casualties of this winter's storms, in the form of homes, offices and cars.
A leading polar scientist who is credited with helping to map Antarctica and has worked with the French Space Agency has retired.
A leading academic has described the honours class of 2015 at a West Highland college as the "most exceptional" he has ever seen.
Amazing robot underwater machines are being used to gather information for Highland marine scientists, with some of the submersibles travelling as far as Iceland and Greenland and back.
An Oban-based marine scientist has become an award-winning teacher, thanks to her students at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI).
Green-fingered scientists who have grown seaweed at their own farm off Scotland's west coast and are now aiming to serve it as a crispy treat for MSPs at Holyrood.
A marine laboratory at Oban is part of a £1.7million national project to train "citizen scientists" to survey the coast.
A festival celebrating the wonders of the sea around Oban came to an end at the weekend.
A 10-day event celebrating the wonder of the ocean starts in Oban today.
Argyll's thriving marine science sector is to benefit from a range of road improvements planned at a nearby village.
An exciting new visitor attraction is opened in Oban today to shed light on some of the mysteries of the deep
The first new tenant of a new multi-million pound science park have now moved in.