Hope for the broken-hearted
Ground-breaking study finds possible new explanation for mysterious heart condition.
Alzheimer's study to look at gut health link
Researchers will study the gut health of people with Alzheimer's to see if diet can play a role in managing the behavioural and psychological symptoms of the disease.
Hen harriers and red grouse: Finding common ground in a persistent conflict
A conflict between those working to conserve numbers of hen harriers and those maintaining commercial shooting of red grouse in the English uplands has existed for decades with little sign of progress.
University start-up celebrates more success at Scottish EDGE awards.
University start-up RAB-Microfluidics has finished 2018 on a high after scooping a £60,000 prize at the Scottish EDGE awards.
Rural dwellers less likely to survive cancer, study shows
People who live in rural areas are less likely to survive cancer than those who live in cities according to a new global review by researchers at the University of Aberdeen.
Human antibody discovery could save lives from fungal killer
A new way to diagnose, treat and protect against stealth fungal infections that claim more than 1.5 million lives per year worldwide has been moved a step closer, according to research published in Nature Communications.
Regular problem solving does not protect against mental decline
Sudoku and crosswords may not offset age-related mental decline, but can boost mental ability over a lifetime
Research shows that seabirds are at risk due to competition for fish
A new study from the University of Aberdeen has identified that seabirds are the most at risk bird species, due to the competition they face from the fishing industry for food.
Aberdeen achievement listed in UK's 100 best breakthroughs
The invention of the first full-body MRI scanner from the University of Aberdeen has been named as one of the UK's 100 best breakthroughs for its significance on people's everyday lives.
University pledges to double widening access target by next year
The University of Aberdeen has pledged to double the number of full-time Scottish degree students it recruits from SIMD20 areas by next year, as part of its commitment to improve access to higher education.