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Sound and vision – the future of drug discovery

A marriage of sound and light could hold the key to diagnosis of the early stages of various diseases, including cancer.

12 February 2019Research

Scientists revolutionise treatment of tuberculosis

New medical advances could revolutionise the ability to treat undetected tuberculosis (TB).

6 February 2019Research

Baboon genomes shed new light on complex evolutionary history

Mapping baboon genomes could help unravel the evolutionary history of modern humans, new research has found.

31 January 2019Research

Report sheds new light on the 2011 London Riots

A new report on the 2011 London Riots challenges the explanations of the riots given at the time.

31 January 2019Research

Seal behaviour to inform on rising sea levels

Seal behaviour in the Antarctic will be studied by academics from St Andrews to find out how fast a massive glacier is melting.

29 January 2019Research

Divinity code cracked by student

Coded religious documents, which left generations of academics baffled for centuries, have been cracked by a St Andrews student.

28 January 2019Research

Crowds go mad when going gets tough

Bad crowd behaviour is more likely when people face challenging circumstances, according to new research at St Andrews.

22 January 2019Research

Chemical elements which make up mobile phones placed on ‘endangered list’

Scientists from the University have developed a unique periodic table which highlights the scarcity of elements used in everyday devices.

22 January 2019Research

New study changes the way we understand the psychology of obedience

An international collaboration involving the University of St Andrews challenges the traditional understanding of why people obey orders.

4 January 2019Research

Radar sensing: transforming the way we interact with computers

Research from St Andrews could transform HCI - the way humans interact with computers, smart watches and other devices.

4 January 2019Research