Nobel Prize winner from namesake city visits to inspire Aberdeen
A Nobel prize-winning physicist will visit Aberdeen this autumn to inspire students, researchers and public from all walks of life with his story of determination, discovery and success.
Aberdeen researcher speaks on better global health through community participation
A global health researcher from Aberdeen has spoken at an international conference this week on her work in pioneering new ways of involving some of the world's poorest communities in radical action to improve their health.
New study detects early metabolic signals that our bodies are not coping with diet or lifestyle
New research from the University of Aberdeen's Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health has identified gene markers which could provide early signals that our bodies are not coping with diet or lifestyle choices.
Volunteers needed for study to investigate gluten-sensitivity
It is becoming more common to hear requests in restaurants or supermarkets for gluten-free options, but only around one-percent of the population are diagnosed as suffering from coeliac disease.
Study highlights preferred treatment for varicose veins
A study led by researchers from the University of Aberdeen which compared different treatments for varicose veins has found that laser treatment is the preferred treatment.
Nature shows how to tackle global warming: Carbon injection initiative supported by new research
Worldwide attempts to tackle global warming by injecting carbon dioxide into underground volcanic rock have been informed by new research that shows the process happens naturally on a massive scale over millions of years.
Eating is addictive but sugar and fat are not like drugs, study says
People can become addicted to eating for its own sake but not to consuming specific foods such as those high in sugar or fat, research suggests.
Carbon stored in the World's soils more vulnerable to climate change than expected, new study shows
The response of soil microbial communities to changes in temperature increases the potential for more carbon dioxide to be released from the world's soils as global temperatures rise, a team of scientists including researchers from Aberdeen has revealed.
Changing global diets is vital to reducing climate change
Healthier diets and reducing food waste are part of a combination of solutions needed to ensure food security and avoid dangerous climate change, say the team behind a new study.