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Monday, September 24, 2018

Meteors light up our skies

A spectacular meteor shower was recently seen over the UK, stretching from Edinburgh to Norfolk, and even as far north as the Shetland Islands. ...

Colours in the sand: beach cleans hit St Andrews

Earlier this month, over 3,000 volunteers participated in Surfers Against Sewage’s Autumn Beach Clean at various locations throughout the UK. Over the course of...

Previously unpublished Darwin letters go on display

An extensive and revealing collection of letters written by Charles Darwin has now been made available to the public by Cambridge University. Much of...

Hideous, Elegant, Monstrous Beauties

When you walk, get the train, drive past a wind farm, what do you think? Do you scowl, whilst thinking to yourself “What...

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...

Star gazers: how to see the northern lights in St Andrews

Over the Christmas holiday, I had a conversation with a few friends from home about our favourite memories of university so far. Theirs ranged...

An interview with the co-founder of Iris.ai – the world’s first...

Editor-in-chief Olivia Gavoyannis talks to the developers of Iris.ai about the software, and its implications for the future of research and development.

The Saint’s guide to renewable energy

Last month the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published their latest report after nearly seven years of scientific research. The report, which is...

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...

Science versus Pseudoscience: How do consumers draw the line?

In humanity's perpetual race to improve our health, we are inundated with ‘miracle products’ marketed to help us win. Fad diet pills, magic oils,...