Student's biotech company secures £500,000 financing
A biotechnology company started by a University of Aberdeen medical student and focused on using the body's own micro-organisms to prevent and treat disease has raised £500,000 in funding.
New breathing test could help prevent asthma attacks in children
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen will study whether using an asthma breathing test can help prevent asthma attacks in children.
Study finds new link between Omega-fatty acids and bowel cancer
A study by the University of Aberdeen has found that a higher concentration of the molecules that breakdown omega-3 fatty acids is associated with a higher chance of survival from bowel cancer.
University to showcase research expertise at OCEANS '17
The University of Aberdeen will showcase research which aims to better understand the nature of extreme deep-sea environments at next week's MTS/IEEE OCEANS '17 conference.
Broken hearts don't self-heal
A condition once thought to temporarily cause heart failure in people who experience severe stress might actually cause longer-lasting damage to the heart muscle.
Scientists establish a foot in the door in precision medicine for oesophageal cancer
Scientists at the Universities of Aberdeen and Dundee have established a foot in the door in finding new, precision treatments for patients with oesophageal cancer, one of the hardest forms of the disease to treat.
Scientists discover 'hidden' structures within the brain
Neuroscientists have discovered previously unknown geometric structures within the brain that could potentially explain how we remember things and perform intricate tasks.
European grant to examine effects of zinc and copper on ageing process
Scientists have received funding to investigate the role of zinc and copper on ageing.
Scientists recommend drones for pipeline monitoring
The use of aerial drones to monitor oil and gas pipelines could bring significant benefits to operators, according to research carried out by scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
Unfussy bottom feeders show resilience to climate change
A study by scientists at the University of Aberdeen has found that invertebrate life in the deep Arctic Ocean is more resilient to the effects of climate change than previously thought.
New healthcare education centre officially opened
Identifying and solving problems with healthcare training and provision is one of the focuses of a new research group at the University of Aberdeen.
Cigarette damage to unborn children revealed in stem cell study
Chemicals found in cigarette smoke have been shown to damage foetal liver cells.
Aberdeen scientists need your help to track the spread of New Zealand Flatworms
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen need members of the public to help them to better understand how far the New Zealand Flatworm has spread and what effect this species is having on the local environment.
New prostate cancer checklist to help patients weigh up treatment options
Prostate cancer patients and doctors could get much-needed guidance on treatment options and their consequences thanks to a new 'checklist' developed by the University of Aberdeen.
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