Scientists use power of AI to supercharge planetary studies
A new technique for detecting planetary craters which will allow scientists to accurately map the surfaces of planets using different types of data has been described as a "game-changer" which could be used in future space missions.
Study reveals new insights into the origins of Scotland's mysterious Picts
Scotland's Picts have long been viewed as a mysterious people with their enigmatic symbols and inscriptions, accentuated by representations of them as wild barbarians with exotic origins.
Historic garden study to help manage vital urban green spaces
A historic Aberdeen garden could play an important role in the development of urban green spaces, following a study that showed how different types of vegetation can be used to best manage these vital areas.
We're using less energy when we rest than 30 years ago
A new study published today (Wednesday) in Nature Metabolism led by scientists from the University of Aberdeen has shown that the amount of energy we expend while resting has declined.
Age and sex influence health benefits of dieting, study suggests
Dieting affects males and females differently in young adulthood - but the variations disappear with age, according to a new study, which the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute contributed to.
VIDEO: Mission to Mars
NASA's quest on Mars has always been to 'follow the water' - the Department of Planetary Sciences at the University of Aberdeen are on course to play a role in that mission.
Cost of living crisis is fuelling the obesity epidemic
A leading nutrition researcher has warned of the impact of the cost-of-living crisis on the obesity epidemic, in a new paper published in the journal Obesity.
Multi-million-pound investment to adapt 'game-changing' technology for Lyme disease and diabetes
The team who devised ground-breaking technology to create covid tests at the height of the pandemic have joined forces with US biotech giant Innova Medical Group (IMG) to adapt the technology to develop the tests for a range of other diseases including diabetes and Lyme disease.
Research reveals Orkney cancer gene link - now testing to take place
One in 100 people who have grandparents from Orkney have a gene variant that causes a higher risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer, a study has found.
UK clinical trial for potential new endometriosis treatment offers hope to millions of women
Researchers in England and Scotland have been awarded nearly £250,000 by Wellbeing of Women and the Scottish Government to investigate if a drug called dichloroacetate is an effective treatment for endometriosis If successful, the drug could be the first ever non-hormonal and non-surgical treatment for endometriosis – and the first new...
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