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CBMS celebrates 5 years

CAPTION: The glass and steel building, Centre for Biomolecular Sciences, was established five years ago. CREDIT: University of St Andrews.

Cancer research goes ‘back to basics’

CAPTION: Dr White will study the repair systems of archaea - a group of microbes often found in extreme environments such as volcanic pools - to find out more about human repair systems.

Scientists leading the way in TB cure

Scottish Scientists have made a key discovery which brings them ever closer to finding a cure for tuberculosis (TB) - the contagious disease which currently affects one third of the population of the planet.

St Andrews science in national spotlight

Imagine a beam of light that can trap and manipulate microscopic objects like the tractor beam in Star Trek. Science fiction? No, science fact, thanks to the 'optical tweezers' used at the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of St Andrews.