(Phys.org) —Earth-sized planets can support life at least ten times further away from stars than previously thought, according to academics at the University of Aberdeen.
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.
Scientists investigating in one of the worlds deepest ocean trenches -- previously thought to be void of fish -- have discovered an entirely new species.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have created an entirely natural and renewable method for producing hydrogen to generate electricity which could drastically reduce the dependency on fossil fuels in the future.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Microscopic meteorites found in Scotland have unveiled major clues about a catastrophic event which dramatically altered the Earth’s surface nearly 500 million years ago.
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have helped carry out a detailed survey of the landscape beneath thick Antarctic ice that researchers say will be a valuable resource in understanding how ice draining into the ocean ...
One of the world's most elusive species of songbird may be so hard to spot because it never existed in the first place, according to new research from the University of Aberdeen.
Scientists have found the first direct evidence of a so-called 'hot zone' feeding a supervolcano in southern Italy that experts say is nearing eruption conditions.
An international team of scientists led by the University of Aberdeen have discovered that large fish, which include many of the sharks, rays and skates of Europe, are the most at threat from extinction.
Sub-zero temperatures in the deep waters of the North Atlantic would significantly hamper the ability of oil-eating bacteria to help the ocean recover from a major oil spill, according to new research.