Latest Aberdeen University Stories

Habitable Zone Planets Could Be Numerous
2012-09-11 12:14:34

Researchers predict that there may be even more planets capable of hosting life out there than previously thought.

2011-07-15 06:00:00

According to DNA analysis, westerners are genetically programmed to drink alcohol and eat unhealthy foods.

2010-08-29 07:25:00

A new study theorizes that the dinosaurs were wiped out 65 million years ago by at least two meteorite strikes rather than one.

2009-01-19 08:43:40

A Scottish audit of 17,000 births has raised concern among doctors about pregnant women being induced "unnecessarily."

2008-08-29 06:00:25

By Emily Pykett SCOTTISH scientists have discovered a chink in the armour of bacteria, which could help win the battle against hospital superbugs and other debilitating conditions.

2008-08-02 09:00:17

By Susan Mansfield It's long been overshadowed as a festival city, but things are finally looking up in Aberdeen, writes SUSAN MANSFIELD IN ONE OF SCOTLAND'S BIG CITIES, A festival is just beginning.

2008-07-30 06:00:16

By Lyndsay Moss A NEW drug capable of halting Alzheimer's disease in its tracks was hailed yesterday as a "hugely exciting" development in the battle against the devastating condition.

Word of the Day
  • The governor of a province or people.
The word 'ethnarch' comes from a Greek word meaning 'ruler of a tribe or nation'.