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Novel medical scanner begins trials

CAPTION: (Left)A SCREEN SHOT FROM THE SCANNER IMAGES A PAIR OF HANDS, (Right) DR DUNCAN ROBERTSON WITH THE SCANNER. CREDIT: Dr Duncan Robertson

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.

Survey of cancer genes uncovers Viking roots

The Scots and Northern Irish are genetically distinct from elsewhere in the UK, with a different legacy of inherited cancers than in England and Wales, according to the largest ever survey of its kind.

New investigations into cancer

Scientists at the University of St Andrews have been awarded funding to look at the differences between cancer cells and normal cells using new optical methods.

European psychology conference

Themes such as 'Children surviving Cancer', 'Scottish female dentists are under-paid and overworked', 'Smoking and cervical Cancer', 'Writing letters can save lives' and 'Does your job affect your diet? will be explored when 500 of the most eminent Psychologists come together in St Andrews this week (5th to 8th September, 2001).