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The SCIENCE Behind Snowflakes

Published on January 12th, 2022 | by Eldrian Tho

Winter’s great natural marvels – snowflakes! Did you know that chemistry is involved in the formation of snowflakes? Each one that tumbles from the sky is an ice crystal made from frozen water molecules that join…... Read More


Celebrating a Centenary : Discovery of Insulin

Published on January 2nd, 2022 | by Eldrian Tho

100 years since the discovery of insulin!!  The year was 1921. Sir Frederick G Banting (pictured) and Charles H Best from University of Toronto, along with JJR Macleod from the University of Aberdeen discovered insulin!  Insulin…... Read More

In Focus

Eco-Friendly Christmas

Published on December 25th, 2021 | by Jasmin Liebsch

Christmas is for some people the most wonderful time of the year and for others the most stressful time. A lot of things need to be done like Christmas present shopping, baking shortbread, and cookies, getting…... Read More


World’s Largest Wind Turbines Power Aberdeen

Published on March 29th, 2019 | by Millie Zagulak

As you stroll along the Beach Boulevard in Aberdeen have you noticed that the outlook from the shore has changed quite drastically over the past year or so? Eleven offshore wind turbines have been installed along…... Read More


Aberdeen Air Quality – What’s Being Done?

Published on March 4th, 2019 | by Sam Johnson

As we learn more about the damaging effects of pollution on both our health and the health of the planet, there is an increased call for detailed analysis of data regarding pollution. Improvements in the levels…... Read More


What’s the Deal with Gene Editing?

Published on February 11th, 2019 | by Michael Doherty

In the past two decades there has been a huge surge in genetic research primarily due to the completion of the human genome project in 2003. The ability to edit, add and remove genetic material for…... Read More

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