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Scots scientist’s superbug funding

A Scottish Biomolecular Scientist has been granted a triumverate of awards which will enable him to continue his work in tackling 'superbugs' such as Salmonella and E-coli.

Unlocking the history of Scapa flow

A seven-day survey to investigate the final resting place of the seven German warship wrecks at Scapa Flow, Orkney, began this week (beginning Tuesday 12th June, 2001).

Lasers put tiny objects in a spin

University of St Andrews scientists have designed a novel way of spinning the most delicate microscopic objects - from a hamster chromosome to a glass bead - without damaging them.

Centres to help solve UK conservation problems

Two research centres which will bring together environmental experts, mathematicians and wildlife statisticians to help solve some of the UK's biggest conservation problems are to be developed at the University of St Andrews.