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Seventeenth-century Mad Men

The 400-year history of newspaper advertisements is the subject of two new books by researchers from the University of St Andrews.

25 March 2020Research

Bass strings hit the high notes

A breakthrough bass string design from a University academic and the Music Centre could revolutionise bass guitar playing.

17 March 2020Research

Healthy living gives skin a golden glow

A healthy lifestyle significantly improves a person’s skin colour, according to new research led by the University of St Andrews.

11 March 2020Research

Bossing it

New international research led by St Andrews reveals that facial expression and head angle are key to making a person look bossy.

3 March 2020Research

War creates a ‘boys’ club’

War potentially creates a ‘boys’ club’ where men help each other more than they help women, according to new research at St Andrews.

21 February 2020Research

Hidden past of Earth’s oldest continents unearthed

New international research led by St Andrews presents a novel way to understand the structure and formation of our oldest continents.

27 January 2020Research

I’ll scratch yours if you scratch mine: how rats help each other out

Rats are happy to help each other out, but only if another rat helps them out first, according to new research from St Andrews and Bern.

15 January 2020Research

Oldest known city view of Venice discovered

A researcher from the University of St Andrews has unearthed the oldest known city view of Venice, dating from the 14th century.

6 January 2020Research

From parchment to phone

A historian’s detective work to restore a medieval prayer book has its foot in both old and new technologies with an innovative new book.

26 December 2019Research

Ancient secret of stone circles revealed

The Calanais Virtual Reconstruction Project has uncovered a potential link between ancient stone circles and the forces of nature.

23 December 2019Research