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Origin of volatile elements

A study into the zinc isotope composition of meteorites suggests that material from the outer solar system was an important source of volatile elements during the formation of the Earth.

Research Excellence

More than 88% of research carried out at St Andrews is world-leading or internationally excellent, according to the results of REF 2021.

Climate change warning

Climate change will be amplified on the hottest days in tropical regions, causing severe impact to human health, new research has found.

Toba or not Toba

New research reveals the timing of a volcanic super-eruption that may have shaped the evolution of our early human ancestors.