University of Aberdeen

  • The skeletal structure of a fish's gill arches and paired fins are quite similar – enough so that it was once believed the fins evolved from the arches. Although that theory has since been discounted, a new study suggests it may have been correct.
  • A drug developed originally to treat breast cancer and diabetes has been found to offer an unexpected and beneficial side effect. Scientists have discovered a single dose of Trodusquemine​ can completely reverse the effects of atherosclerosis, a disease defined by fatty deposits inside the arteries.