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Thursday, November 22, 2018

Google Glass: on privacy and public accountability

Beta testers of Google’s Glass technology have been busy both exploring the capabilities of the device, and uncovering its immediate problems. Though some find...

Waxing Lyrical

Deputy Features Editor Angus Neale immerses himself in the world of beekeeping, documenting an insightful conversation with the Chair of the newly-formed BeeSoc.

Curiosity finds Mars riverbed

On 27 September, NASA announced that the Mars Curiosity rover found evidence of an ancient stream bed near the north rim of the Gale...

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...

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...

Seagulls of St Andrews

Seagulls are ubiquitous and unpopular in St Andrews, but few people actually know much about them. Isabel Quattlebaum discusses some of the misconceptions about these fascinating birds.

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...

Astronaut Duane Carey touches down in St Andrews

On 21 September, St Andrews was lucky enough to play host to former NASA astronaut and all-around inspiring guy Duane Carey. Here to speak...

Life from Mars

Yellowknife Bay is a rocky plain, a sepia-colored dustbowl surrounded by the brown silhouettes of low mountains.  But three billion years ago it was...

Apple’s new iPhone isn’t so new

Slightly before daybreak on 20 September 2013, hordes of crusading consumers gathered around the world with a common purpose. Valiant in their goal, they...