University of Aberdeen

Deepest living fishes caught on camera for the first time

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists filming in one of the world's deepest ocean trenches have found groups of highly sociable snailfish swarming over their bait, nearly five miles (7700 metres) beneath the surface ...

dateOct 07, 2008 in
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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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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 ...

dateMar 11, 2009 in Ecology
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Viking mice tell tales of British Isles

(PhysOrg.com) -- The humble house mouse can tell us a lot about the history of colonisation on the British Isles according to research published today in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological ...

dateOct 01, 2008 in
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