Scientists discover 'hidden' structures within the brain
Neuroscientists have discovered previously unknown geometric structures within the brain that could potentially explain how we remember things and perform intricate tasks.
European grant to examine effects of zinc and copper on ageing process
Scientists have received funding to investigate the role of zinc and copper on ageing.
Scientists recommend drones for pipeline monitoring
The use of aerial drones to monitor oil and gas pipelines could bring significant benefits to operators, according to research carried out by scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
Unfussy bottom feeders show resilience to climate change
A study by scientists at the University of Aberdeen has found that invertebrate life in the deep Arctic Ocean is more resilient to the effects of climate change than previously thought.
New healthcare education centre officially opened
Identifying and solving problems with healthcare training and provision is one of the focuses of a new research group at the University of Aberdeen.
Cigarette damage to unborn children revealed in stem cell study
Chemicals found in cigarette smoke have been shown to damage foetal liver cells.
Aberdeen scientists need your help to track the spread of New Zealand Flatworms
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen need members of the public to help them to better understand how far the New Zealand Flatworm has spread and what effect this species is having on the local environment.
New prostate cancer checklist to help patients weigh up treatment options
Prostate cancer patients and doctors could get much-needed guidance on treatment options and their consequences thanks to a new 'checklist' developed by the University of Aberdeen.
Major depression study gathers momentum
More than 500 Aberdeen volunteers have been recruited to a major £4.7million study to understand depression more clearly than ever before.
Aberdeen academic scoops green energy award
An academic from the University of Aberdeen has won a prestigious green energy award for his work on environmental monitoring for offshore energy projects.