Global targets to limit climate change are unlikely to be met due to delays in changing the way people use land, according to new research.
A major blaze in a science building at the University of St Andrews began accidentally, police believe.
Scotland is “punching above its weight” in the science and research sector, according to a new report.
A Scottish university is spearheading a £20 million programme aimed at tackling the current threats to the world’s oceans.
Chemical elements which make up everyday devices such as smartphones and TVs have been included in an “endangered list”.
Rocks in the seabed off the UK coast could act as stores for renewable energy on a large scale, a study suggests.
Pregnant women are at an increased risk of miscarrying if they are exposed to elevated levels of a type of air pollution, a study suggests.
Very few of us are getting enough fibre and it could be harming our health, a major study has found.
Punters beat financial markets by an hour when it came to correctly predicting Brexit on referendum night, creating a golden opportunity to cash in, a study found.
Let’s be honest: every year, many of us take a moment to reflect on the past year and set goals for the coming year.
View from the midden – rural affairs with MTV (Meikle Wartle Television) presenter Jock Alexander.
A wildlife cameraman whose skills behind the lens have been called the most special in the world by Sir David Attenborough will visit Aberdeen to inspire audiences with tales of filming the world’s most awe-inspiring animals.
An eminent life scientist has said he is “thrilled” to receive a knighthood.
SpaceX has launched the US Air Force’s most powerful GPS satellite ever built.
A man who later died stunned doctors by coughing up a six-inch-wide blood clot from his lungs in the near-perfect shape of his right bronchial tree.
More than 70 pupils from across the north-east have been using their maths skills to tackle challenges in the oil and gas industry as part of Techfest’s ‘Maths in the Pipeline’ programme.
A new stem cell technique could reduce the need for surgery among osteoarthritis patients, scientists believe.
An internationally renowned polar bear expert will speak to an Aberdeen audience next week about the first time he came face to face with the fearsome, endangered predators.
Aberdeen University medical chief remains positive despite departure of 16 academics from vital research unit
The head of a north-east university's medical school has admitted he is "disappointed" to lose a team of highly-sought after researchers.
Dozens of academics from a vital medical research unit have been poached from a north-east university, sparking fears about its reputation.
Peanut allergy sufferers have been given new hope following the results of a landmark study.
African crabs, plants and mud could be the basis of the next generation of cancer drugs and antibiotics, Aberdeen University researchers say.
Redevelopment work will begin at the Aberdeen Science Centre soon.
A giant inflatable sculpture of E.coli has been installed in a museum as the showpiece of its new exhibition on bacteria.
A north-east scientist has been awarded around £1.5 million in funding in a single week giving a “major boost” to research in the region.
Scotland’s fast-growing life sciences industry has some big hurdles in its path but does not lack ambition.
A leading expert on dinosaurs is hoping new technological advances will help solve the mystery of the “Elgin reptiles”.
Medicines commonly prescribed to cut people’s risk of having a heart attack may have limited use for treating other diseases, analysis of hundreds of scientific studies has suggested.
Scientists from St Andrews University believe they could have solved the long-standing mystery of why our planet is so wet.
An Aberdeen University researcher has resigned from a prestigious international journal after claiming she was put under pressure to produce “mediocre” work.
Scientists have fully mapped out the genetic codes of the golden eagle in a development they believe will help efforts to protect and monitor the species.
People of all ages are expected to flock to events across Aberdeen this weekend as a major technology festival celebrates its silver anniversary.