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Human impact on biodiversity

St Andrews scientists discover that widespread species increase the number of sites they occupy, whereas more narrowly distributed species decline.

Making Net Zero Scotland a reality

The Centre for Energy Ethics has been awarded a £600,000 grant by the Scottish Funding Council to lead a new research collaboration on energy and sustainability.

Three chimpanzees sit in a tree, one is reaching out to another

Great ape gestures

Humans retain an understanding of gestures made by other great apes, according to a new study by St Andrews researchers.

Two chimpanzees looking directly at the camera, leaves in the foreground

All in the family

Researchers have shown that wild chimpanzees tend to look like their family members and some relationships are easier to detect.