Its one of the worlds toughest forms of rock, used to create buildings and monuments across the globe, and famously linked with one of Scotlands main cities.
The world's most northerly resident population of bottlenose dolphins is stable and may even be increasing, according to new research.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Technology which translates sign language into text is being developed by scientists in Aberdeen.
Polar ecosystems could be at risk from the spread of toxic cyanobacteria if the climate continues to warm, say scientists.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Climate change research conducted by the University of Aberdeen and Marine Scotland Science highlights the risks of conducting an experiment only once.
Researchers investigating the risk of E coli O157 in the countryside as part of the UK research councils Rural Economy and Land Use Programme, say that simple measures and coordinated action from the relevant authorities ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists in Aberdeen have made a discovery which could ultimately help to develop a control for a major cause of infection in farmed fish.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Organisms that oxidise ammonia were first discovered in 1890. Although a natural process, a major consequence of the activities of such organisms in soil is the transformation and loss of nitrogen fertilisers ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Strange deep sea creatures discovered by Aberdeen researchers have been confirmed as three new species previously unknown to science.
The largest ever initiative to remove breeding American mink from north Scotland is now underway, it was announced today (12 May 2011).