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Feel the beat: implanted microlasers scan heart from inside

St Andrews researchers have developed lasers beating to the rhythm of a live heart to improve the understanding of heart failure.

15 June 2020Research

Levitated timepiece sets new benchmark

A mechanical ‘clock’ has been created by international researchers, led by St Andrews, which could test the fundamental physics of gravity.

4 June 2020Research

New security system to revolutionise privacy

A new uncrackable security system created by researchers at St Andrews, KAUST and CUP Sciences will revolutionise communications privacy.

20 December 2019Research

Reach for the stars

How black holes, galaxies and the universe were created are some of the questions inspiring young women to consider a career in STEM.

2 December 2019Public interest stories

Computer simulations help develop medical treatment for skin conditions

Computer simulations created by researchers at St Andrews could be used to create more effective treatments for tackling medical issues.

28 November 2019Research

Early diagnosis key to survival

A new institute has been created to help improve earlier diagnosis of cancer, cardiovascular disease, mental health and infection.

24 September 2019University news

St Andrews Observatory Open Night

Budding astronomers will be given the opportunity to view the night sky this Saturday when the Observatory opens its doors to the public.

13 March 2019Community

Don’t adjust your sets – new research could revolutionise fiber-optic communications

St Andrews researchers have achieved a breakthrough in laser measurement which could revolutionise the future of fiber-optic communications.

7 March 2019Research

Sound and vision – the future of drug discovery

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

12 February 2019Research

Tiny lasers light up immune cells

A team of researchers at the University has developed tiny lasers that could revolutionise our understanding of many diseases.

20 November 2018Research