Study reveals high levels of toxic element in UK shale
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have discovered high levels of a toxic element in rock samples taken from an area of the UK targeted for shale gas extraction.
Making health information easier to understand
How best to present research information about treatments to patients the public is being explored by researchers at the University of Aberdeen.
Deep diving research expedition reveals unknown communities and alien species
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen's Oceanlab recently explored the relatively unknown seabed communities off the Island of Rhodes and discovered the presence of potentially harmful alien species.
Feeling undervalued is more stressful to nurses than the work
Feeling unappreciated and undervalued may cause more stress to nurses than the demands of the work itself.
Aberdeen's 'pirate past' revealed by study of Scotland's oldest civic records
Aberdeen was a European economic hub centuries before the discovery of oil but frequently upset its continental neighbours by turning a blind eye to piracy, a study of Scotland's oldest civic records has revealed.
Immediate and aggressive action is needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions says new study
Greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced aggressively and immediately because there are significant constraints to large-scale deployment of negative emissions technologies in the future, says a new study led by Professor Pete Smith from the University of Aberdeen.
C-section children slightly more likely to develop asthma but no more likely to become obese
Children born via planned caesarean section are statistically more likely to receive hospital treatment for asthma compared to those born vaginally, according to a new study led by the University of Aberdeen and published in the American Medical Association journal JAMA.