Does exercise benefit the mildly depressed? Volunteers wanted
Scientists hope to use brain imaging to determine for the first time whether the effects of exercise on mildly depressed people can be observed on a neurological level.
Is locally-grown food better for us?
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health are investigating if there are nutritional benefits to eating locally grown foods, but need help from members of the public to do so.
'Evolutionary fitness' key in determining why some females more physically attractive than others
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have been working as part of an international collaboration co-ordinated by the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing to try and discover why there is a link between body fatness and perceived physical attractiveness.
Archaeologists aim to unravel the mystery of the Rhynie Man
When a farmer ploughing an Aberdeenshire field in 1978 uncovered a six-foot high Pictish stone carved with a distinctive figure carrying an axe, it quickly earned the name the 'Rhynie Man', coined from the village in which it was found.
Tools created by University spinout could help prevent disease
In-demand 'zebrafish' antibodies produced through a University spinout project are expected to contribute to immune studies for vaccine development and disease prevention.
Free online Nutrition and Wellbeing course gets under way with 25,000 signed up
More than 25,000 people have signed up for a free online course that helps demystify the complex messages we hear about diet, health and lifestyle designed and delivered by the University of Aberdeen.
International research team takes step forward in understanding cancer-fighting compounds
An international research team led by the University of Aberdeen, Wuhan University, China and University of Ghana, Legon, has discovered important new compounds found deep in Ghanaian soil which could unlock our understanding of a group of naturally-occurring chemicals known to have cancer-fighting properties.
Common medications could delay brain injury recovery
Drugs used to treat common complaints could delay the recovery of brain injury patients according to research by University of East Anglia (UEA) and University of Aberdeen scientists, published today in Brain Injury.
How do we place the face?
A University of Aberdeen researcher will lead a discussion into how we remember faces, and specifically, how we remember where we saw them.
Aberdeen researcher secures funding for much-needed dementia research
A University of Aberdeen researcher has secured £15,000 of funding from Alzheimer's Research UK, the UK's leading charity funder of dementia research, to delve deeper into the causes of Alzheimer's disease and highlight new targets for treatments.
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