Genome technologies bring long-awaited answers to families in Scotland
The detection and management of inherited rare and serious conditions in routine care can be improved by genome sequencing, a new study involving the University of Aberdeen has found.
When was Earth last glacier-free? Research reveals new understanding
The period in geologic history when Earth last had no glaciers has been pushed back by at least 26 million years, almost to the time of the dinosaurs.
Northern Ireland has no voice in managing its energy supply post-Brexit, new research shows
The UK's exit from the EU has plunged Ireland's all-island energy market into a democratic deficit with decisions on Northern Ireland's energy supply no longer in the hands of its citizens and government, new research has shown.
Political geography key to assessing economic costs of invasive pests on islands
Scientists assessing the economic cost of invasive species on islands have shown that political geography plays an important role affecting the extent of socio-economic costs.
Seaweed found at new depths around Antarctica
Scientists have discovered a type of seaweed at new depths for the first time around Antarctica.
Environment experts represent Aberdeen at COP27
The University of Aberdeen will showcase its world-leading research at the upcoming United Nations Conference of the Parties, COP27.
New MRI dementia test to be trialled for first time
The effectiveness of a new method of identifying Alzheimer's disease is to be trialled for the first time by researchers at the University of Aberdeen.
A cold fish won't give you the cold shoulder
A new study from the University of Aberdeen has shown for the first time that temperature can affect social behaviour.
Gut could sound early warning alarm for motor neuron disease
The same proteins thought to contribute to motor neuron disease can be found in the gut many years before any brain symptoms occur, a new study by the University of Aberdeen has found.
Research underway to improve missing person identification
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen have been awarded funding to look at how the photograph chosen by families of missing persons may impact the likelihood of them being recognised.