Play-doh planet too hot for volcanic activity
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Scientists awarded grant to create on-site life-saving device to help predict volcano eruption.
CAPTION: Archaea are microbes found in extreme conditions such as hot volcanic pools (above). CREDIT: Malcolm White.
Technology which could see through terrorists' clothing, spot a volcano on the verge of eruption or see wounds under bandages is to be showcased as part of a new initiative that will be rolled out across the UK.
CAPTION: The increasingly dangerous volcano in Montserrat is to be further investigated.
CAPTION: Jamie pictured during a recent field trip to the Motzfeldt area of southern Greenland.
St Andrews will this week play host to public talks on two very different aspects of Greek and Roman culture: erupting volcanoes and virtues in Greek tragedy.
* Pic caption - Dome of Montserrat volcano. Grey plume reaches temperatures of hundreds of degrees and destroys everything in its path. Credit - Montserrat Volcano Observatory. *