Major depression study gathers momentum
More than 500 Aberdeen volunteers have been recruited to a major £4.7million study to understand depression more clearly than ever before.
Aberdeen academic scoops green energy award
An academic from the University of Aberdeen has won a prestigious green energy award for his work on environmental monitoring for offshore energy projects.
Big fish in big trouble in Europe
An international team of scientists led by the University of Aberdeen have discovered that large fish, which include many of the sharks, rays and skates of Europe, are the most at threat from extinction.
Sub-zero waters a barrier to oil spill recovery
Sub-zero temperatures in the deep waters of the North Atlantic would significantly hamper the ability of oil-eating bacteria to help the ocean recover from a major oil spill, according to new research.
Can wearable fitness trackers help you lose weight? Volunteers required
University of Aberdeen researchers are investigating the use of wearable technology to help with weight loss in overweight women.
Rowett scientists using their loaf (and yoghurt) to increase vegetable consumption at May Festival
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute will be putting on a colourful display of foods that you may not expect to be quite so bright, at this week's May Festival.
Improving clinical trials focus of two new studies
The University of Aberdeen is celebrating International Clinical Trials Day with the announcement of funding for two new research studies, which aim to improve the experience for those who have participated in a trial and to lower dropout rates during trials.
Returning large Alaskan archaeological haul found 'frozen in time'
A huge collection of artefacts 'frozen in time' which offer a unique insight into the indigenous people of Alaska will be returned to the region by the University of Aberdeen.
Key stem cells for repairing knee joints identified
Stem cells that seem key for maintaining and repairing the body's knee joints have been identified by scientists.
Aberdeen scientists help to decode genome of deadly tropical snail
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen are part of an international team which has been working to better understand the biology of a snail species that transmits a disease infecting 200 million people, killing around 200,000 each year in developing countries.
Understanding the health benefits of eating crab
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute are to study the association between consumption of crab meat and health.
Aberdeen Professor elected to Royal Society
A leading climate change expert from the University of Aberdeen has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society - a Fellowship of many of the world's most eminent scientists and the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
Heart failure more fatal than most common cancers
Heart failure carries with it a higher risk of death than most common types of cancer according to new research from the University of Aberdeen in collaboration with the Universities of Keele, Manchester and East Anglia.
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