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From iron collar to irn-bru

A book hailed as the most definitive record of Scotland's history is claiming to puncture the nation's best-known stereotypes.

Diabetes in Scotland

Does the care and treatment of young diabetics vary depending on geographical and cultural factors?

Where did Scotland come from?

Scottish geologists studying one of the major fractures in the Earth's crust may be able to prove once and for all the origins of the pieces of the Earth's crust which make up Scotland.

New Zealand war veteran study collaboration

A New Zealand-based chromosome researcher studying the long-term genetic effects of British nuclear testing on New Zealand war veterans, is spending the week (beginning Monday 10th September, 2001)in St Andrews collaborating with a fellow chromosomal specialist.

‘Super plastics’ at science festival

A University of St Andrews scientist explained how new materials could develop roll-up tv screens and make the internet faster at one of the UK's biggest science festivals today (Wednesday 5th September, 2001) in Glasgow.

The Cairngorms: contested mountains

The first ever historical study into one of Scotland's most bitter landuse and environmental conflicts has been produced by a University of St Andrews historian.