University of Aberdeen

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.

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Deep-sea fish stocks threatened

( -- Commercial fishing in the north-east Atlantic could be harming deep-sea fish populations a kilometre below the deepest reach of fishing trawlers, according to a 25-year study published on Wednesday.

dateMar 11, 2009 in Ecology
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Whales and dolphins in hot water

( -- More whales, dolphins and porpoises than was previously thought could be at risk from the effects of climate change, according to a new study.

dateJun 01, 2009 in Ecology
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Breakthrough could lead to new antimicrobial drugs

After 25 years of painstaking studies - led by Professor Ian Booth at the University of Aberdeen and Dr Tarmo Roosild at Nevada Cancer Institute in Las Vegas - scientists have figured out the mechanics of 'channels' in bacteria ...

dateJun 10, 2009 in Medications
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