Of mice and monkeys - why are some species more at risk from climate change?
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen, Sapienza University of Rome, the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and the University of Liverpool have developed a modelling approach which predicts the proportion of terrestrial mammals, from shrews to stoats to deer and giraffes, which may not be able to keep up with...
Tissue-damaging fungal toxin discovered in pioneering study
Scientists in Jena, Borstel, Aberdeen and London have discovered a toxin in the fungus Candida albicans, which plays a crucial role during human mucosal infection.
Soils could play key role in locking away greenhouse gases
The world's soils could potentially store an extra 8 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases, helping to limit the impacts of climate change, says a new study from a team including Professor Pete Smith from the University of Aberdeen,
New EU project will investigate the effects of climate change on fish
In France, April 1 is referred to as Poisson d'Avril, or 'April Fish day' and French children are said to tape a picture of a fish on the back of their schoolmates, crying "Poisson d'Avril" when the prank is discovered.