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Lighting up the future

New multidisciplinary research from the University of St Andrews could lead to more efficient televisions, computer screens and lighting.

Medicine comes home

A new partnership between the University and NHS Fife will benefit patient care and medical research in the Kingdom and boost Scotland’s training provision for new doctors.

Chimpanzees learn by looking

Chimps learn by watching each other, according to research from St Andrews and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.

Grey seal (back) and harbour or common seal (front) which both inhabit European waters (Photo credit: Ron Morris)

Protect marine mammal habitats

An international conservation initiative has identified new Important Marine Mammal Areas (IMMAs) in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean.

Fake news feeds on inattention

Research from St Andrews reveals how misinformation producers exploit inattentive readers, who are more likely to click on false news.

Bird of prey in flight against a blue sky by Andre Botha, 2015

African raptors in decline

An international team of researchers has found that Africa’s birds of prey are facing an extinction crisis.