Extinct Canary Island bird was not a unique species after all, DNA tests prove
DNA tests have proven an extinct bird species unique to the Canary Islands - whose loss was considered a sizeable blow for genetic diversity - is actually almost identical to types commonly found in the UK and throughout Europe.
New hysterectomy surgery safer and more effective than current techniques
Removing part of the uterus using a keyhole surgery technique is a more effective way of treating heavy menstrual bleeding than the current most common operation, according to new research led by the University of Aberdeen.
Could fruit bar prevent the development of Type 2 diabetes?
Volunteers sought for diabetes study.
Walking with Birds: The Art of Audubon and MacGillivray
New exhibition open at the Sir Duncan Rice Library
Aberdeen's 'drug engine' celebrates clocking up 10 years
Aberdeen's Scottish Biologics Facility (SBF) which has helped to spawn diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for diseases such as Alzheimer's, cancer, arthritis and many more, has celebrated its 10th anniversary with a special event.
University to support major new social sciences project exploring the future of work
The University of Aberdeen will support a new £8 million research centre to explore how digital technology will impact the future of work.
Ultrasound project aims to tackle multi-million pound scale problem in oil and gas production
Its application in medicine is well known, but now scientists at the University of Aberdeen are aiming to use ultrasound technology to solve a multi-million pound problem facing the oil and gas industry.
AI project aims to unlock "treasure trove" of big data for oil and gas
A joint project involving researchers from the University of Aberdeen is using artificial intelligence (AI) to unlock the "treasure trove" of raw data collected by the oil and gas industry in order to maximise economic recovery.
Your old reading glasses could help Rwandan adult learners
People from Aberdeen are being asked to donate old and unused reading glasses to allow adults in Rwanda to access life-changing learning opportunities.
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Why 'macho culture' is not to blame for violence against women in Mexico
Conocer las siete edades del apetito puede mejorar nuestra salud
Tunisians head for the polls amid dimming faith in democracy
Top climate scientist: I put myself through hell as an IPCC convening lead author, but it was worth it
AI could be our radiologists of the future, amid a healthcare staff crisis
Are emulsifiers bad? Not enough evidence to say we should stop eating them
Should the devolved governments fear Westminster politicians bearing gifts?
Dracula, Measles, Mumps and Rubella: Economic lessons for why some are difficult to kill off.
Professor John Skåtun, Chair in Economics at the University of Aberdeen Business School, argues that with vaccine hesitancy on the rise, policymakers need to consider the use of financial penalties for those not prepared to consider the societal benefit of immunisation. Measles is a serious disease. So recent flare-ups have caused...
Trying to untangle the rural cancer riddle
GP and Professor of Primary Care at the University of Aberdeen, Peter Murchie addresses the conundrum of why people with cancer in rural areas are less likely to survive. If there’s one thing we are blessed with in Scotland, it is plenty of remote and rural space. However, I...
The Art of MRI
Magnetic Resonance Imaging - or MRI scanning - is in the bones of the University of Aberdeen’s Biomedical Physics department. It is one of the great ‘good news’ stories for the University and for the city of Aberdeen. MRI was developed here and emanated across the world, saving millions of...