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iGEM: Just Around the Riverbend!

Published on December 18th, 2014 | by Aberdeen iGEM Team 2014

If you’ve seen our two previous instalments in the iGEM series then you know who we are and what iGEM is – great! If you missed it, here’s what you need to know in a nutshell!…... Read More



Introspection on insomnia

Published on December 16th, 2014 | by Vanessa De Mello

Vanessa De Mello explains the mechanisms that malfunction to cause this nocturnal nuisance. I write this lying awake at 2.38am, wondering why I can’t for the life of me sleep. To make the situation even worse,…... Read More



There is mole than meets the eye

Published on December 11th, 2014 | by Luis Jose Perez Calderon

The unique appearance of these creatures may provoke some surprised looks. While not the most aesthetic of animals, the naked mole rat (Heterocephalus glaber) has captivated the scientific community during recent years. Among its appealing features…... Read More

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30 days: November in Aberdeen

Published on December 2nd, 2014 | by Anna Ashton

A round-up of the month’s science news and events. Compiled by Anna Ashton. Back care A study led by researchers at the University of Aberdeen has found that the shape of an individual’s spine can change…... Read More


Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Comet adventures

Published on November 28th, 2014 | by Christina Nikolova

Christina Nikolova takes us on an adventure through space. Today (28th November 2014) is the 114th day of the most significant and first space mission of its kind undertaken by humans. The Rosetta mission is special…... Read More

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