The University of Aberdeen was founded in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1495. It is the 3rd oldest university in Scotland and the 5th oldest in the U.K. The University of Aberdeen is rated first in health science research in the U.K. Through the years various institutions of higher learning and professional schools have merged and created a very modern university with three main components or colleges; College of Arts and Social Sciences, College of Life Science and Medicine and College of Physical Science. There are also a number of research centers and institutes. Three Nobel Laureates have been associated with the University of Aberdeen.
Brainwaves could help understanding of mental health disorders
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have unlocked the details of a communication process that helps to generate the brainwaves that allow us to think and learn.
Genetic code cracked of organisms behind fungal disease
Scientists have unlocked the code for the building blocks of fungal organisms which are responsible for mild as well as potentially deadly infections in people.
Natural gas as answer to oil decline could lead to catastrophe, says leading expert
Ploughing resources into the use of natural gas as an alternative energy supply could lead to global shortage within 20 years time, according to a leading energy expert.
Soil microbiologists discover Aberdeen microbe of global agricultural significance
(PhysOrg.com) -- Organisms that oxidise ammonia were first discovered in 1890. Although a natural process, a major consequence of the activities of such organisms in soil is the transformation and loss of nitrogen fertilisers ...
Gut bacteria can manufacture defences against cancer and inflammatory bowel disease
(PhysOrg.com) -- Bacteria naturally present in the human gut could produce substances that help to protect against colon cancer and provide therapy for inflammatory bowel disease.
No link between gut bugs and obesity
(PhysOrg.com) -- The types of bacterial bugs found in our guts are not a major cause of obesity, according to latest findings from Aberdeen researchers.
Record breaking underwater camera to be showcased to public
(PhysOrg.com) -- A revolutionary underwater camera, which has plunged to record breaking depths below the surface of the North Sea, will be showcased to members of the public at a key science event in Aberdeen next week.
Life photographed at Europe's deepest point
(PhysOrg.com) -- Aberdeen scientists have photographed for the first time fish and shrimps at Europes deepest point -- 5111 meters or 3.2 miles deep below the surface of the Mediterranean Sea.
Elective single embryo transfer boosts the chance of a healthy baby
Women who undergo elective single embryo transfer as part of in-vitro fertlisation (IVF) are five times more likely to give birth to a healthy baby compared with double embryo transfer, finds a new study published on bmj.com ...
Understanding life on Mars could stem from rocks
(PhysOrg.com) -- Rocks on Earth could help pave the way for new understanding of the potential existence of life on Mars.