University of Aberdeen

New shrimp named after scientist

It’s a new species of shrimp and it’s been named Princaxelia jamiesoni after the University of Aberdeen scientist who discovered it in trenches at the bottom of the North West Pacific Ocean.

Mar 04, 2011
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Testosterone levels dictate attraction

Women with higher levels of testosterone are more attracted to masculine looking men like celebrity beefcakes Russell Crowe and Daniel Craig.

Sep 15, 2008
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Breakthrough could help combat superbugs

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have worked out a key mechanism that protects bacteria against stress in a major discovery that could lead to new ways of killing superbugs like C. difficile and MRSA.

Aug 29, 2008
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Oral cancers linked to genes as well as lifestyle

A major international study published today in Nature Genetics provides the strongest evidence to date that genetics play a role in oral cancers – and further emphasises the part alcohol plays in developing ...

May 26, 2008
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