Latest University of Aberdeen Stories

Researchers Find King-sized Crustacean In Deep Pacific Trench
2012-02-03 08:48:10

During an expedition to the Kermadec Trench north of New Zealand in the Pacific Ocean researchers discovered a ‘supergiant’ amphipod measuring 10 times the size of typical amphipods.

2011-08-02 03:00:00

MIDDLESBROUGH, England, August 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CorDEX Instruments has forged a strategic partnership with the University of Aberdeen, investing GBP150,000 to provide intrinsically safe and explosion proof technologies for use in research. The deal will see CorDEX provide equipment and onsite training in the correct use of these groundbreaking oil and gas tools, which are certified for safe use offshore and in explosive environments. Over the next three...

2011-05-05 10:25:00

A British study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) suggests that pills marketed under brand names such as Singulair and Accolate work just as well as inhalers

2011-05-04 16:00:00

NORWICH, England, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A rarely prescribed asthma drug is easier to use and just as effective as conventional treatment with inhalers, according to a new study led by the University of East Anglia (UEA). Publishing tomorrow in the New England Journal of Medicine, the researchers followed 650 patients with chronic asthma for two years.

2010-12-01 13:13:10

Recent controversies about maternal mortality rates mask a bigger need to improve the process of global health estimation, and they deflect attention away from the need for action to improve the health of the most vulnerable.

2010-08-02 07:05:00

ABERDEEN, Scotland and ZURICH, Aug.

2010-07-06 10:58:31

Scientists have just returned from a voyage with samples of rare animals and more than 10 possible new species in a trip which they say has revolutionized their thinking about deep-sea life in the Atlantic Ocean.

2010-03-17 14:55:00

Scientists have found that women living in countries that are more disease ridden are far likelier to prefer "masculine" looking men instead of "feminine" looking ones.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.