A team of international scientists, led by St Andrews, has demonstrated a new source of food for early life on the planet.
A team of scientists, led by St Andrews, has shown that rapid CO2 release from the ocean around Antarctica helped end the last ice age.
Chemical analyses of the oldest pieces of Earth suggest our planet was habitable 700m years before the date of the earliest fossil.
St Andrews scientists may have helped solve the mystery of why there is so much water on planet Earth.
New information revealed about the transformation of Earth's atmosphere into an oxygenated environment.
Atmospheric modelling lays foundations of detecting exoplanet biosignatures.
Surface temperatures of the Eocene epoch were significantly warmer than today, providing an insight into future climate change modelling.
Play-doh planet too hot for volcanic activity
Revealing the hazy details of the Great Oxidation Event
Nitrogen captured in ancient rocks from South Africa provides fresh insights into the co-evolution of Earth and life