Surveyor 3, Apollo 12, with lunar module behind
Lifting the Spirits with Birdsong
“ This exciting research underpins just how much the sight and sound of birdsong lifts the spirits.” Jo Gibbons
A New Study Looks To An Early Diagnosis Of Alzheimer’s Disease
“Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer is a promising new method for diagnosing this disease and this important study will give us more information about its effectiveness as a diagnostic tool.” Dr Gordon Waiter, Director of the Aberdeen Biomedical Imaging Centre at the University of Aberdeen
And Finally…Yes, We Did Go To The Moon
The Public Affairs Officer at the Johnson Space Centre, Houston, remarked, “As you can see, it’s only a paper fender, but the Moon is real.”
Advances in Understanding Motor Neurone Disease
“The early detection of disease could be a critical missing step in our attempts to cure this disease” Dr Jenna Gregory of the University of Aberdeen
Marine Pollution: The Legacy of War
Torn deck plating of the V 1302 John Mahn that was damaged by the bomb that hit amidships Image credit: VLIZ Wrecks contain hazardous substances (such as petroleum and explosives) that may harm the marine environment.
The Missing Notes: The Sound of Biodiversity Loss, Hebrides Redacted
The 30,000 notes in the original music score approximate to the number of Humpback Whales there were in the sea in 1829, when the piece was written.
“It’s remarkable to be able to reach back and solve a problem” The Cairns Broch Continues To Answer & Raise Questions
Analysis of a woman’s jawbone deposited outside The Cairns Broch, Orkney, around AD200 has shown that seafood was major part of her diet.
Online Climate Change Training For Community Leaders
The 90-minute training session from The Royal Meteorological Society is to support understanding of climate change and provide the knowledge and confidence to talk about climate change within local communities.
Exploring The Magic in Mushrooms
“almost nothing is known about the evolution of these compounds in nature and why fungi should contain neurotransmitter-like compounds is unresolved” Dr Jon Ellis