Sky NOT the limit for Mars scientist
An Aberdeen scientist is reaching for the stars and beyond after securing an internship at NASA in California.
What did clinical trials ever do for us?
Clinical trials have come a long way since Scottish physician and naval hygiene pioneer James Lind compared lemons and horseradish as treatments for scurvy while aboard the HMS Salisbury in 1747.
Panda watch and the place of zoos in world
As the nation waits to see if Edinburgh Zoo Giant Panda Tian Tian is indeed pregnant, people of the North-east will get the chance next month to hear more about these hugely iconic creatures.
Chef and scientist team up for fine dining event
The nutritional science behind our food choices will be explored in a unique event taking place in Aberdeenshire next month.
Shark antibodies could provide key to targeting breast cancer
Aberdeen scientists are investigating if antibodies found naturally in sharks could be used to target breast cancer.
Mental health 'eye test' breakthrough wins top entrepreneurial award
An eye movement test to assist diagnosis of major adult psychiatric disorders has taken a step closer to being commercialised after winning a prestigious national contest recognising Scotland's entrepreneurial innovations.
Risky industries - the target of new safety masterclass
Offshore safety has improved since the early days of North Sea drilling but tragedies and disasters like last month’s fatal helicopter crash and the Macondo explosion in the Gulf of Mexico are reminders that the energy industry - like other sectors - faces a constant challenge of managing complex operations...
Mental health ‘eye test’ breakthrough up for national award
An eye movement test to assist diagnosis of major adult psychiatric disorders has made the final stage of a prestigious national contest recognising Scotland’s entrepreneurial innovations.
Ultrasound technology records tongues in action
A University of Aberdeen lecturer is among a group of researchers using ultrasound and MRI technology to build a three dimensional visualisation of tongues in action during speech.
TauRx achieves milestone in global Phase 3 clinical trials of LMTX™ for Alzheimer’s Disease
In advance of World Alzheimer’s Day, TauRx Therapeutics Ltd announced that it has reached an important milestone with over 300 patients now enrolled in its global Phase 3 clinical trials of LMTX™ for mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.
Pregnant women with high or low BMI are at higher risk of maternal complications, hospital admission
Pregnant women with a body mass index (BMI) that is too high or too low are more likely to have maternal complications, require additional hospital care and incur higher medical costs, according to a new study published today (18 September) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Environmental impact on adolescent health – volunteers sought for study
The impact of environment on adolescent health is being investigated by University of Aberdeen scientists.
Gastro bug experts gather in Aberdeen
Scientists spearheading efforts to further understand and tackle some of the bugs behind the most common causes of food poisoning as well as those linked with gut and bowel disorders are gathering in Aberdeen this week (September 15-19).
Measuring Mercury - event explores the element and our environment
It’s found in our mouths, in the food we eat and even in the light bulbs hanging in our homes.
Deep sea discoveries among insights at unique event
Ever wondered about the weird and wonderful creatures that lurk at the bottom of the world’s deepest oceans?
Professor’s water flow research receives distinguished ERC grant
One of Europe’s most prestigious awards for young scientists has been awarded to a University of Aberdeen academic.
Aberdeen rises into top 150 in global University rankings
The University of Aberdeen has been named in the top 150 Universities in the world, according to new global rankings.
Largest ever study of culture and behaviour in the NHS
High quality care in England is often mired in unclear goals, excessive box ticking and regulation, and variable staff support.
Digging Royalty? Pictish burials found at ‘Royal Rhynie’ site
The remains of what could be a member of early Pictish royalty have been discovered as part of an archaeological dig.
The exciting future of digital tools in rural healthcare to be discussed at the next Café MED Invern
Rural healthcare has always been an issue, and access and delivery of medical services in remote communities remains complex, even today. However, new medical technology may help to provide a solution to this problem.
Could fibre make us fuller? Study seeks volunteers
Scientists are investigating if a diet rich in fibre can make us feel fuller.
Revealed: Unique Orkney Vole most likely came from Belgium over 5,000 years ago
The Orkney Vole is unique to its remote island home, but the question of how and when it first arrived on those shores has long remained a mystery to the scientific community - until now.
Discover the science of salmon
Ever wanted to know the facts behind the fish on your plate?
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