Climate change 'secrets' recovered from bottom of Greenland lake
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have delved to the bottom of an arctic lake in order to chart the effects of climate change over the past 10,000 years in an effort to better understand global warming.
Explorathon event to insight into career of retiring high profile pathologist
A leading forensic pathologist who played a key role in many of the North-east's most prolific criminal cases will retire from the University of Aberdeen in September.
Drug trial provides hope of new treatment for some oesophageal cancer patients
Findings of a trial of a drug aimed at treating advanced oesophageal - or gullet - cancer could lead to a new treatment approach for a sub-group of patients with this kind of cancer.
Aged 18 to 25 and inactive? If so Wii need you!
University of Aberdeen researchers are trying to recruit 18 to 25 year-olds onto a healthier lifestyle study to see if the Wii Fit might help lure them back to exercise.
Passport study reveals vulnerability in photo-ID security checks
Passport issuing officers are no better at identifying if someone is holding a fake passport photo than the average person, new research has revealed.
Glass half full for wine growing industry as technology lends a hand
Flying 'drones', GoPro cameras and GPS systems, along with the expertise of academics from the University of Aberdeen, are being used to help optimise the growth of wine grapes - and could also be used to aid in the growth of other fruit and vegetables.
Ecology could break deadlock between grouse shooting and hen harrier conservation
As another grouse shooting season begins, research out today (Tuesday August 12) in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Applied Ecology shows ecology could help break the decades-long deadlock between grouse shooters and conservationists seeking to protect hen harriers on UK moorlands.
Scientists reveal new insight into combating the middle-aged spread
Those stubborn pounds that creep on around the stomach in mid-life are the bane of many.