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From mother to child, food likes and dislikes: pregnant women sought for Rowett ‘flavour’ study
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute are looking for women who are between 16 and 32 weeks pregnant to taste a range of healthy flavoursome foods as part of a study looking at how babies develop their sense of taste.
Scientists call for tougher laws on enforced high heel wear
More needs to be done to stop women having to wear high heels against their will, according to the most thorough review of scientific studies into the shoes.
You are when you eat? Could a bigger breakfast be the key to losing weight
New study to investigate whether the time of day we consume the most calories has an effect on weight loss
Could painkillers be hiding serious arthritis condition from doctors?
Thousands of patients with an inflammatory arthritis condition might be being mis-diagnosed because the pain killers they take hide the problem from doctors.
Successful US arthritis walking programme inspires UK study
A new walking programme for adults with arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions, made popular in the US, is to be trialled in the UK for the first time, led by researchers from the University of Aberdeen.
Motor racing students’ Silverstone success
Engineering students from the University of Aberdeen have finished first in Scotland, third in the UK and fourth overall in a global motor racing competition.
Pictish Burghead site reveals more than anticipated
A Pictish fort thought to have been largely destroyed by 19th century development has yielded surprising treasures including an 1100 year old Anglo Saxon coin and the remnants of a Pictish building.
Scientists discover a new way to treat type 2 diabetes – use our head
Obesity medication proving to have significant health benefits for patients with type 2 diabetes.
Gone phishing – new 1m project aims to guard against cyber-attacks
The University of Aberdeen is at the centre of a major three-year research project aiming to prevent organisations and businesses falling victim to cyber-attacks.
University offers funded places on new Artificial Intelligence MSc
A new Masters degree in Artificial Intelligence has been launched by the University of Aberdeen.
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Are high heels bad for your health? Two experts review the evidence
Aaargh midges: but Scotland’s bitey critters may hold the key to malaria
Iraq must now rebuild itself – and that means fixing its dreadful governance
Election guide: what you need to know about the Rwandan presidential poll
Brazil and Venezuela’s political crises are more alike than they seem
Jack McConnell: United Kingdom can still shape Europe’s future despite Brexit
Owen, Sassoon and Graves: how a golf club in Scotland became the crucible for the greatest war poetry