Damselflies are more likely to be able to withstand the cold Scottish climate if they are part of the ‘right social group’, according to scientists from the University of Aberdeen.
The study will also look at any differences between younger and older people in terms of the way that they respond to their friends as opposed to strangers.
Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have been studying a 140 years old mixing technique which holds the key to making good chocolate.
National charity Heart Research UK is urging groups to submit applications for the Heart Research UK and Subway® Healthy Heart Grant before 20 May.
Exposure to air pollution is linked to babies’ growth during pregnancy, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
There are 285 million people who are visually impaired, of which 39 million are blind according to figures from the World Health Organisation.
More than 11,000 women die from secondary breast cancer each year in the UK.
The study, led by Dr Pierpaolo Pellicori, will investigate the incidence of heart failure and develop new methods to detect abnormal heart function at an early stage when treatment may prevent progression of the disease.
“It’s a vital area of study with the potential to really benefit patients who’ve received hip transplants, it could go a long way to changing the outcomes. We’re very grateful to Heart Research UK for allowing us to undertake this research.”
a free online tool, The Scottish Emigration Database, contains the records of 21,000 people who set sail from Scottish ports to cross the Atlantic.