A record number of participants signed up for clinical research studies last year, latest figures show.
Low levels of psychological distress can increase the risk of developing some chronic diseases including arthritis, and types of heart and lung disease, according to new research.
Breakthrough research carried out by an Aberdeen university has shown the British Isles was submerged under an ice sheet more than a million years earlier than previously thought.
British people are famed for their good manners – but new research suggests we might not say “thank you” quite as often as you would think.
Aberdeen scientists have embarked on a mission to the bottom of the planet.
Some common drugs have been linked to strokes, an Aberdeen university study has shown.
Donald Trump’s presidency has seen seismic shifts in numerous areas of government – and science is no exception.
Researchers at an Aberdeen university have used the latest imaging technology and techniques to reveal a hidden underwater volcanic landscape.
A new £15million research and development scheme is being launched today to encourage collaboration between firms in Scotland and Japan in tackling the subsea oil and gas industry’s most complex technological challenges.
A group of scientists have used artificial intelligence to create a new tool that can make blurry photos sharper.
These pictures from our archives showcase the pioneering work that has taken place on marine research across the North-east.
A new test for diagnosing obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is being developed by a team of university researchers.
I was invited to a presentation last week at Aberdeen’s Institute of Medical Science, which is part of the University of Aberdeen, a centre which leads the way in fighting the world’s medical killers through research and clinical trials.
Researchers at an Aberdeen university are to study whether using a breathing test can help prevent asthma attacks in children.
A pharmaceuticals firm hailed a clinical study which has demonstrated the efficacy of its diagnostic tool for sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome.
A scientist has helped develop a new material that could be used in the construction of spacecraft and prosthetic limbs.
Disney Research has developed a method to charge electronic devices seamlessly through thin air, without the need of electrical wires.
A 44km chasm has appeared on the floating Brunt ice shelf in Antarctica where a British research station is located.
Cancer research in the North-east will be stepped up over the next five years, with plans to invest more than £4 million forming a new world-leading oncology team.
Flickering light could hold the key to tackling Alzheimer’s, a new study suggests.
Researchers from Aberdeen have identified changes in the brains of those suffering early signs of Alzheimer's disease.
Woman who conceive soon after a miscarriage are more likely to have a successful pregnancy than those who wait, a review of research by a city university has found.
If you're a lone lunger, solo squatter or reclusive rower, then something essential is missing from your workout.
The size and shape of offshore workers in the North Sea oil and gas industry has been found to be “a lot bigger” than two decades ago and larger than the average American male, according to new research.
THIS is how a new major research centre looks after work on the site has been finished.