The University of Aberdeen has been awarded nearly £44,000 to help bring to life its museum collections virtually as part of a Covid recovery grant.
The majority of Scots are following Covid guidance although women are better than men and young people at following the rules.
Scientists in Scotland searching for a high protein vegetable source are examining the possibilities of Apios Americana, the American bean plant.
The research ultimately aims to improve the support and care available to those affected by ‘long Covid’ through the sharing of its findings with patients, their families and carers, and healthcare professionals.
A new study comparing countries most severely hit by COVID-19 during the first wave of the pandemic has found that international travel showed the biggest impact on increases in death rates.
Fieldworkers and volunteer citizen scientists have collected around 50,000 observations from more than 2,500 individuals, providing precious information on survival and location of individual shags.
“By comparing the skeletal trauma of remains buried in various locations within a town like Cambridge, we can gauge the hazards of daily life experienced by different spheres of medieval society.”
Delays to IVF treatment brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic could reduce the amount of live births in women over 40 by almost a quarter.
“Our results suggest widespread declines in abundance and weight in Labrador Arctic Charr populations in the 1990’s that corresponds to both a well-documented cold temperature anomaly and declines in other species. “
The University of Aberdeen’s Zoology Museum which turned 50 on December 17 has launched a Memories Project to gather the recollections of visitors over the decades as part of a year-long programme of celebrations.