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Social Isolation: Animals that break away from the pack can influence evolution

For some animals, such as beetles, ants, toads, and primates, short-term social isolation can be just as vital as social interaction.

17 July 2018Research

St Andrews academic awarded Royal Society research fellowship

Dr Michael Morrissey, of the University of St Andrews, has been appointed a University Research Fellow by the Royal Society.

19 September 2014University news

Gene battles behind the turbulent nature of menopause

Paternal VS maternal conflict may explain difficult transition

9 December 2013Research

A question of trust

St Andrews researchers awarded £2.6m to ask ‘the big questions’.

21 January 2013Research

There are ghosts in the genome

Evidence of “disappearing” genes sheds new light on evolution.

27 September 2012Research

The amazing amphioxus

Evolutionary leap over 500 million years ago gives new insights into human diseases.

24 July 2012Research

Evo-devo pro gives public lecture

Evolutionary biologist delivers lecture as part of D'Arcy celebrations.

30 April 2010University news

Evolutionary biology: bridging the past and future

The evolutionary biology of plants will be the topic of discussion in the first inaugural lecture at the University of St Andrews this semester.

21 February 2006Research