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Sound and vision

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

K2 without O2

Leading physicist cum adventurer tells tales of suffering, selfishness, success and sacrifice on the 8,000m ascent.

Telecommunications funding

A £2 million, five year funding package has been awarded to the Universities of St Andrews and Heriot-Watt to develop a new Masters degree aimed at meeting the needs of Scotland's booming photonics telecommunications industry.

National recognition for laser expert

A University of St Andrews physicist who is making groundbreaking developments in the world of laser technology has been awarded a prestigious medal by The Royal Society.

Stars in their eyes

The secrets of lasers, galaxies and stars were explored by a group of Tayside and Fife school pupils at a recent open day at the University of St Andrews.