Key stem cells for repairing knee joints identified
Stem cells that seem key for maintaining and repairing the body's knee joints have been identified by scientists.
Aberdeen scientists help to decode genome of deadly tropical snail
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen are part of an international team which has been working to better understand the biology of a snail species that transmits a disease infecting 200 million people, killing around 200,000 each year in developing countries.
Understanding the health benefits of eating crab
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute are to study the association between consumption of crab meat and health.
Aberdeen Professor elected to Royal Society
A leading climate change expert from the University of Aberdeen has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society - a Fellowship of many of the world's most eminent scientists and the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
Heart failure more fatal than most common cancers
Heart failure carries with it a higher risk of death than most common types of cancer according to new research from the University of Aberdeen in collaboration with the Universities of Keele, Manchester and East Anglia.
More than a quarter of Scottish emergency cancer patients haven't visited GP
More than a quarter (28%) of cancer patients diagnosed as an emergency in Northern Scotland hadn't discussed any relevant symptoms with their GP beforehand, according to a study from the University of Aberdeen, published in the British Journal of Cancer today, Tuesday.
Diabetic volunteers sought for Rowett Institute study
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute are seeking volunteers to help them assess whether taking a prebiotic can improve the health of people with Type 2 diabetes.
Food safety under the microscope
Improving food safety is the topic under discussion at the latest Cafe MED event this Monday, April 24th.
Aberdeen to lead £2million study into the use of soil in combatting global warming
A new project, led by Professor Pete Smith from the University of Aberdeen, has received £2 million of funding to investigate how soil can be used to combat global warming.
Life-saving technique trialled as part of University study
An emergency treatment that could save the lives of car crash victims and others with life-threatening bleeding injuries is to be trialled as part of a new £1.1m study by the University of Aberdeen.