Study of ancient dog DNA traces canine diversity to the Ice Age
A University of Aberdeen academic has contributed to a global study of ancient dog DNA, involving archaeologists and geneticists from more than 10 countries, which shows that genetic variation between dogs can be traced back as far as the end of the last Ice Age.
Aberdeen academic chosen to tackle major UK health challenges
A University of Aberdeen researcher is set to take part in a new programme that aims to find innovative digital solutions to some of the biggest health and care challenges currently facing society.
Medical student builds mountain rescue supply drone prototype
An Aberdeen medical student has built a prototype drone for providing emergency aid to walkers and climbers who suffer a healthcare emergency in Scotland's hills and mountains.
New research finds the 'optimal age' at which preserved senses can compensate for blindness
A new study from the University of Aberdeen and the University of Bath has found the optimal age at which sense of touch and hearing best work together to compensate for blindness.
What lies beneath a volcano? New images reveal all...
The complex plumbing system beneath volcanoes has been revealed in the clearest detail ever, marking a 'major step forward' in our understanding of how they are formed and behave.
Nanotechnology project to boost North Sea gas production
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen are developing new technology they claim will be a "game-changer" in enhancing production from North Sea gas fields.