IQs on the up: Aberdeen scientists show we are getting smarter
Human intelligence is thought to improve with each generation and a unique study of people born and raised in Aberdeen has proved that those in north-east Scotland are getting smarter.
Lung disease patients needed for new treatment study to use an old drug in a new way
People with lung disease are required by researchers at the University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary to help with a £2 million UK wide study to see if an old drug can help a relatively new drug work better as a treatment for a common lung condition.
Building a continent: It's more complicated than we thought
The way continents are formed can be far more complicated than previously understood, according to researchers at the University of Aberdeen.
Moderate delays in cancer treatment may have no effect on patient outcomes
Delays between a patient presenting with symptoms of colorectal cancer to their GP and receiving treatment may have no impact on survival rates, according to a study by academics at the University of Aberdeen.
Non-smokers exposed to three times above safe levels of particles when living with smokers
Non-smokers who live in a house with smokers are exposed to three times the officially recommend safe levels of damaging air particles, according to a study published online in the journal Tobacco Control.
Carbon Capture researchers come together in Aberdeen
A change is as good as a rest, but researchers from the Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage (SCCS) partnership were kept busy when their bi-monthly networking event recently relocated to the University of Aberdeen for the first time.
Pharmacists could save the NHS £1billion by treating common ailments
New research from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) shows that common ailments such as coughs and sore throats cost the NHS an extra £1.1 billion a year when patients are treated at A&E or GP surgeries rather than at community pharmacies.
Images from Our World to be shown at One World Week PechaKucha Event
Food sustainability and the importance of nature and creativity in Aberdeen are just some of the topics that will be highlighted at the next PechaKucha Night.
Researchers benefit from funding initiatives to protect soils and safeguard global food security
A University of Aberdeen led consortium has received £1.4 million in new funding to explore how plants manipulate soils to extract more water and nutrients, it has been announced today (Monday October 13).
University Professor's new book examines causes and consequences of 'fiscal squeeze'
Professor David Heald from the University of Aberdeen's Business School has a new book published today; When the Party's Over: The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze in Perspective.
Melanoma study wins top award
Melanoma sufferers who receive their first treatment from a GP are no worse off than patients referred directly to hospital, according award-winning research from the University of Aberdeen.
Hidden cost of tourism: hiding from boats leaves less time for dolphins to feed
A team of dolphin experts from Scotland have shed new light on the effect of marine tourism on the behaviour of dolphins.
Inverness event to provide insights into the childhood roots of adult health and mortality
The second series of the increasingly popular Café Scientifique in Inverness draws to a close with an informal talk outlining how illness in childhood may affect health and mortality in adulthood.
University joins network to address global sustainable development challenges
On Friday October 3 the University of Aberdeen's Centre for Sustainable International Development learned that the Executive Committee of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) "has enthusiastically approved its Membership in the Solutions Network."
Aberdeen team aiming to improve global standards for detection of leading cause of blindness
Diabetic retinopathy - a common complication of diabetes which occurs when high blood sugar levels damage the cells at the back of the eye - is the biggest cause of blindness in the working population globally.
Research provides new understanding of emotional impact of stroke
The physical challenges associated with recovery from a stroke are well documented however the impact of a stroke on emotion is less well understood.
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