Cause of rare childhood cancer discovered
Scientists have made a breakthrough in understanding the cause of a rare childhood muscle cancer, called Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS).
Aberdeen researcher to examine trust within minority communities
A University of Aberdeen researcher has received funding to study the ways that trust is formed and lost in minority communities impacted by high levels of digital and social exclusion.
Could adding vegetables make a healthier mayonnaise?
Scientists are investigating if eating mayonnaise with added vegetables, in the form of powders, could unlock health benefits.
Tweeting Traffic: Commonwealth Games basis for transport Twitter study
Social media's role in managing transport and congestion during the Commonwealth Games will be monitored and examined by experts from the University of Aberdeen.
Why the Scots are red-haired, kilt-wearing misers: Scientists reveal the origins of stereotypes
Scottish people are miserly, scientists are geeky and men like the colour blue - or so cultural stereotypes would have us believe.
Scholarship to take scientist to US to develop cancer research
An Aberdeen scientist has secured a scholarship which will take her to the US to further her investigations into colorectal cancer.
Incentives to breastfeed and quit smoking backed by the young
Men and women aged 44 or younger are more likely to agree with financial incentives to encourage breastfeeding and smoking cessation during pregnancy compared to those aged 65 and over.
Are Personality Traits Indicators of Success?
The importance of character strengths for learning and success will be explored at a free talk in Aberdeen tomorrow evening (Wednesday July 16).
The hunt for the Loch Ness Monster - valid scientific research or a fool's errand?
Is the hunt for Nessie futile or a project that should be embraced by science?
Decisions aplenty for Scotland, argues new book
The question of Scotland's constitutional status will be decided in September's referendum. But, argue two Aberdeen academics, this is but the first of many political and economic decisions facing policy-makers in Scotland, irrespective of the referendum outcome.
Aberdeen students set to carry out vital research in the Turks and Caicos Islands
A group of University of Aberdeen students are gearing up to carry out research that could potentially save critically endangered species in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Do you know your Broken Belted from your Gypsy Cuckoo? Bumblebee survey calls for more volunteers
Bumblebee enthusiasts are swarming to take part in the most high-tech survey of the species ever carried out in the UK.
World-renowned theologian joins University of Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen's department of Divinity and Religious Studies has appointed a leading professor to strengthen its position as a premier centre for world class research in Theological Ethics.
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