Scots energy bills 'no higher' under independence, says Aberdeen academic
UK Government claims that Scots consumers will face steep energy price hikes in an independent '100 percent renewable' Scotland have been described as 'highly implausible' by an Aberdeen renewables expert.
Obesity linked with malnutrition and poverty
Being thin used to be linked with poverty while obesity was associated with affluence but now that has turned on its head, according to a University of Aberdeen study.
Remote ultrasound scan could improve stroke outcomes
Specialists may be able to carry out a life-saving diagnosis on someone suffering a stroke hundreds of miles away, thanks to new technology being investigated in a research collaboration led by the University of Aberdeen.
Link between academic success and character strengths examined
Scientists are investigating if children with certain character strengths are more likely to succeed academically.
Malawian midwives to share experiences in Aberdeen
A group of four midwife educators from Malawi will visit Aberdeen for a month as Commonwealth Professional Fellows to learn more about the training of midwives and the delivery of maternity care in Scotland, as well as clinical mentoring and research.
Seeing into old age?
Changes in visual abilities associated with healthy ageing will be explored tonight (April 23) at the latest in the University of Aberdeen's Cafe Scientifique series of public talks.
A chick off the old block? Probably not
Modern domestic animal traits that set them apart from their wild ancestors, such as small dogs, or the gnarled combs on chickens heads, may have appeared far more recently than previously thought, according to new research.
Raking up the facts on GM Crops
Over two decades since the first commercial use of genetically modified food, the debate on whether we should use these crops rages on. The US plans to remove the mandatory GM labelling on food by 2016, yet headlines often give mixed messages. So are GM crops really harmful for...
British Museum 'Viking Live' cinema screening - University expert to feature
A live 'guided tour' of the major new Vikings exhibition at the British Museum, which will be broadcast to cinemas around Britain and later the world, is to feature a University of Aberdeen expert.
Aberdeen academic leads UN climate change report
Greenhouse gas emissions are accelerating despite efforts at reduction - that is the stark conclusion of a new report by the UN's expert panel on climate change.
Scottish Rugby funds spinal cord injury research
Scottish Rugby is helping fund pioneering research which is taking an innovative and multi-pronged approach to try to repair spinal cord injury.
New research scholarships to commemorate University founder
The University of Aberdeen is launching a new programme of research scholarships to honour its medieval founder and his commitment to excellence.
Blood Donation - Where does it go? At this month's Café MED
On 27 March 1914, Belgian doctor Albert Hustin conducted the first non-direct transfusion.
Community investigation of controversial hillside 'squatters' revealed in exhibition
New insights into a group of 19th century colonists who set up a community on the slopes of the North East's most famous hill, are to be revealed in a new exhibition.
Drug use and smoking under spotlight at key conference
Substance misuse and tobacco addiction are among topics being discussed at two-day conference opening today (April 3).
Scientists to investigate impact of smoking and drinking on the developing liver
Researchers have been awarded almost £589,000 to investigate the impact of smoking and drinking during pregnancy on the liver of a developing baby.
Protein study seeks overweight volunteers
Overweight men and women are being sought for a study investigating the impact on appetite of consuming a diet high in protein.
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