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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Niall McCann: Explorer. Adventurer. Biologist.

Caitlin Hamilton interviews Niall McCann: biologist, explorer, TV presenter and conservationist extraordinaire.

No Alternative Facts: Science in the Era of Fake News

In this article, Deputy Features Editor Tas Vamos explores how our perception of science, objective facts, and universal truths has changed as a result of the constant barrage of fake news.

The secrets of Earth’s evolution revealed

Recently, Dr Timothy Raub of the University of St Andrews, joined other international scientists in a quest to hush the hot debate concerning the...

Textual evolution and the influence of technology

Every generation complains about the corruption and “dumbing down” of language by their youth. Particularly in the realm of typed language, the new forms...

60 years in the wilderness: Sir David Attenborough’s legacy to the...

What David Attenborough loves about natural history, he says, is that it is for everybody: “You can be straightforward and fascinate the 7s and...

Frequent Fliers: Migrating birds return for the summer

Have you ever wondered where all the birds in St Andrews come from? Why their here? Or where they will go next? Learn all about the migratory patterns of birds, specifically as they pertain to St Andrews.

Different artists, same sounds: is our modern music losing originality?

The next time your grandmother complains about how modern music all sounds the same, you should be hard-pressed to argue with her. She is...

Halley VI: forage into the Antarctic

Halley VI research station is the British Antarctic survey’s new research station and is the UKs sixth Antarctic base since 1957. Halley Bay is...

New fossil discovery turns the evolution of jaws on its head

It would seem strange for us to try and find common ground with a tuna sandwich, but a recent fossil finding suggests that our...

Does Facebook ‘un-friending’ impact real-life relationships?

Computer Science researchers from the University of Colorado are studying how 'unfriending' Facebook friends impacts our real life relationhips. How do our social norms...