Wonder of the North: Aurora Borealis

The University of St Andrews Astronomy Society experienced the trip of a lifetime in Tromsø, Norway when they travelled over a thousand miles to witness the Northern Lights in action. It is often stated that the Northern Lights are one of the most beautiful natural phenomenon visible from the Earth and have long been the […]

Triclosan: Is this antibacterial agent keeping us safe?

The first time I arrived in St Andrews, one of the first things I noticed was the automatic alcohol hand-gel dispenser in the entrance hall of St Regulus’. This raised a few questions: since the bathroom was only five meters away, was soap and water no longer good enough? A conscious decision must have been […]

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