University of Aberdeen

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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Whales and dolphins in hot water

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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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Deep-sea fish stocks threatened

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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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Cannabis compound can help cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cannabis has been used recreationally and for medicinal purposes for centuries, yet its 60 plus active components are only partly understood. Now scientists have discovered how a compound in cannabis can ...

dateFeb 19, 2009 in Medical research
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