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New prognostic test for colorectal cancer

A new prognostic method, which would allow colorectal cancer patients to be identified more accurately, has been created at St Andrews.

7 March 2019Research

Why “miraculous births” produce baby boys

Researchers from Edinburgh, St Andrews and LSHTM have solved the puzzle of why fatherless insect babies are born male.

7 March 2019Research

Don’t adjust your sets – new research could revolutionise fiber-optic communications

St Andrews researchers have achieved a breakthrough in laser measurement which could revolutionise the future of fiber-optic communications.

7 March 2019Research

Understanding the rich social lives of animals benefits international conservation efforts

International researchers argue that animals’ cultural knowledge should be considered when planning international conservation efforts.

26 February 2019Research

Sound and vision – the future of drug discovery

A marriage of sound and light could hold the key to diagnosis of the early stages of various diseases, including cancer.

12 February 2019Research

Scientists revolutionise treatment of tuberculosis

New medical advances could revolutionise the ability to treat undetected tuberculosis (TB).

6 February 2019Research

Baboon genomes shed new light on complex evolutionary history

Mapping baboon genomes could help unravel the evolutionary history of modern humans, new research has found.

31 January 2019Research

Report sheds new light on the 2011 London Riots

A new report on the 2011 London Riots challenges the explanations of the riots given at the time.

31 January 2019Research

Seal behaviour to inform on rising sea levels

Seal behaviour in the Antarctic will be studied by academics from St Andrews to find out how fast a massive glacier is melting.

29 January 2019Research

Divinity code cracked by student

Coded religious documents, which left generations of academics baffled for centuries, have been cracked by a St Andrews student.

28 January 2019Research