Testing pilot trial now underway for Orkney cancer gene link
Community testing is now underway in the Orkney outer isle of Westray for a gene variant that causes a higher risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer.
EU project results in new guide to promote biodiversity in agriculture
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have played a key role in the development of a new handbook that aims to increase biodiversity in agriculture, by promoting innovative approaches to contract arrangements for government-funded payments to farmers.
New funding for energy transition scholarships
Students studying MSc programmes at the University of Aberdeen relating to the energy transition will benefit from new scholarship opportunities backed by Shell U.K. Ltd.
£1.7million grant to support research into Scotland's earliest human life
An archaeologist at the University of Aberdeen has been awarded £1.7million to investigate the earliest period in which humans may have inhabited Scotland.
Archaeologists discover rare evidence for early Homo sapiens in Britain
Archaeologists have discovered extremely rare evidence for early Homo sapiens in Britain, buried in a cave beneath a Welsh castle.
Grampian team pioneers breast screening Artificial Intelligence
Breast screening technology developed using Artificial Intelligence (AI) can detect abnormalities that would have been missed using current screening procedures.
New study gets to the root of links between gum disease and heart health
Scientists in Scotland are trying to find out why certain bacteria trigger gum disease, which puts people at a higher risk of having a heart attack.