The researchers found that when hermit crabs were exposed to microplastics, they were less likely to later touch or enter high-quality shells.
Rapid Research Projects into Covid19 Funded
The projects cover a range of research from new methods of testing to exploring wellbeing and the impact of social distancing.
“We are starting to see people who may be at risk of developing cancer fearing a COVID-19 diagnosis more than a cancer diagnosis.”
There are increasing concerns that people are not accessing the medical care they need due to the fear of infection during the Covid19 pandemic and the repurposing of NHS services.
Citizen Science: Butterfly Recording
The public have been asked to help in monitoring and recording butterflies as lockdown has restricted movement to the scientists who would have been out and about doing it.
Early days of the dog
‘The question is, “When did humans first domesticate wolves”?’
Space Scientists Develop Ventilator #Covid19 #Coronavirus
The Planetary Science Group based at the University of Aberdeen’s School of Geosciences has developed the device in response to worldwide efforts to produce more ventilators to treat Covid-19 patients.
Recording The Sounds Around You : The Soundmap
“If you have a smartphone and can make a short recording as either an audio or video file,it can become part of a sound map that people can enjoy both now and in the future.”
Take A Virtual Trip Around the Nature of Scotland
Here are a few trips you can go on around Scotland – and they are only a click away.
Research into Lung Damage #Covid19 #Coronavirus
“This is an exciting and important trial which targets rectifying the underlying causes of lung damage and has great potential of saving many lives from COVID-19. ” Sir Professor Alimuddin Zumla
A Wee Bit of Good News
There has been an unprecedented response from the global Scientific community researching into Covid 19.