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Thursday, July 18, 2019

The future: creating petrol from air?

Call it the ultimate conjuring trick: British engineers have created petrol literally from thin air. Air Fuel Synthesis (AFS), a company in Stockton-on-Tees, UK,...

St Andrews in 50

Ever wonder what half a century would do to our precious bubble? Alice Bessonova offers her predictions for St Andrews in fifty years: the good and the bad!

The iPad Mini – worth the hype?

Tech reviewers The Verge wrote that, “There's something endearing about the mini that makes you want to keep it on-hand and use it often.”...

The Kenly Question

I’m sure that most of us have heard about the University’s proposal to build a wind farm 7 miles outside of St Andrews near...

Women in Maths

How often have you heard the recurring stereotype that mathematics is for boys, and not for girls? That boys are faster at maths? That...

New perspectives on human evolution and bacon butties

A radical new idea on how humans may have come to exist has been proposed by an American geneticist; he believes that humans are...

The Driving Force of Data: DataFest2018

In an increasingly globalised world, does data drive society? This month, DataFest2018 in Scotland will explore this and the power of data.

Citizen Science and BioBlitzes

Deputy Features Editor Tas Vamos explores the role of BioBlitz in shaping citizen based science in St Andrews. The accessibility, importance, and breakthroughs in science are also highlighted.

Clean energy for the United Arab Emirates

Is it possible for a major oil producing country to also be one of the largest and major 'green energy markets'? Abu Dhabi a world...

Black Swans: Statisticians Who Share

Cate Hanlon hears from the student behind clever new way to optimise group study and learn from our peers.