Cell study offers more diabetic patients chance of transplant
Diabetic patients could benefit from a breakthrough that enables scientists to take cells from the pancreas and change their function to produce insulin.
Conference to provide international perspective on remote health care
Remote healthcare experts from around the world will meet in Aberdeen next month to drive forward changes in the way healthcare is delivered in remote, rural and extreme remote settings.
Aberdeen scientists part of new Scottish Dementia Research Consortium
Three University of Aberdeen researchers are part of Scotland’s first Dementia Research Consortium being launched today (August 28) in Edinburgh by Angiolina Foster, Director of Health and Social Care Integration with the Scottish Government.
Rowett spin-out NovaBiotics Enters into Agreement with Taro
NovaBiotics Ltd - the Aberdeen-based clinical-stage biotechnology company originally spun out of the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, now part of the University of Aberdeen - today announced that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Taro Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. to licence and co-develop Novexatin®, NovaBiotics' first-in-class...
European hunter-gatherers owned pigs as early as 4600BC
European hunter-gatherers acquired domestic pigs from nearby farmers as early as 4600BC, according to new evidence.
Could plants grown in Scotland meet our protein needs? Volunteers sought for study
Volunteers are being sought for a study investigating whether food products containing lupin, buckwheat, broad beans and peas could be an alternative source of protein in our everyday diets.
Blogging Birds: The lives of Red Kites, told by computers
New ground-breaking technology is helping to tell the real-time story of Scotland’s satellite-tagged red kites without any human input.
The Vikings were not the first colonizers of the Faroe Islands
The Faroe Islands were colonized much earlier than previously believed, and it wasn’t by the Vikings according to new research.
Funding award to allow research into creativity in science education
A collaborative project between the University of Aberdeen and the University of San Andres in Argentina has received a financial boost from the British Academy’s International Partnership and Mobility scheme.
Antarctic experiment reveals new species of bone-eating worm and clues to shipwreck preservation
Two new species of rare whale-bone eating worms have been found in deep Antarctic waters, according to research published today in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
Children of obese mothers face risk of early death, study shows
Children born to obese mothers are more likely to die early as adults than those whose mothers were a normal weight, a study has found.
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