(PhysOrg.com) -- Aberdeen scientists have discovered a 'switch' that turns on a gene that lets us feel pain, in a finding that could be a step towards the development of new painkilling drugs.
Opposing troops putting aside their differences in 1914 to share Christmas carols and exchange gifts is one of the most enduring images of World War One.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have worked out how to control a protective mechanism found in many bacteria that helps them grow and stay alive.
New technology to help chronic pain sufferers in rural areas manage their condition is being investigated by Scottish scientists.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Women in the north of the UK are more deprived of vitamin D from sunlight than their southern counterparts.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Great white sharks found in the Mediterranean were originally from Australia, researchers have discovered.
Evidence found in Scottish rocks has revealed that a critical point in evolution took place 1.2 billion years ago -- several hundred million years earlier than scientists had previously understood.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists are studying an invasive shrub which is threatening Scottish puffins and other seabirds.
Researchers are preparing to launch a £1.6million trial of a new imaging technology to see if might be better at screening breast cancer.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Elderly women with a common gene variant may be more prone to falls, University of Aberdeen scientists have discovered.