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Monday, April 22, 2019

Food for thought: controversial scientist opens St Andrews Literary Festival

Professor Richard Dawkins, controversial author and evolutionary biologist known for his books The Selfish Gene and The God Delusion, visited St Andrews on 16...

Google Glass: a preview

What at first glance seems to resemble Cyclops’ laser eyepiece is actually Google’s newest product – a wearable device comprised of a thin metal...

AI in University Research

The future is AI? Deputy Features Editor Siobhan Ali discusses the implications of AI in university reasearch and how it can help students and professors alike.

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...

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...

Lovely Weather to Die In

Last week, whilst brazenly wandering the streets of London, I developed a shamefully amusing sunburn on my neck and face, the only two portions...

The fallibility of the eyewitness

Eyewitness testimony has held a powerful place in courts for centuries and even now has an impressive hold over juries and judges, over and...

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.

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.

Badger cull halted in the UK

Two pilot culls of badgers due to be proceeding in South-East England currently have been postponed until next summer. The culls were intended to...