This Week in Science History: Feb 27th – Mar 5th

Do you know when humans first landed a probe on a different planet? What about when the National Academy of Sciences was founded? Take a walk back in time with us to find out! February 27th: The medical scientist Charles Herbert Best was born on this date in 1899. Best was a recent graduate of the University […]

Haven’t the Foggiest

Georgina Glaser gives us an insight into the ‘Voice of Young Science’ (VoYS) network, and their latest weather-based quiz: Haven’t the foggiest.  Being in the early stage of your research career can sometimes feel daunting, and it is not uncommon to feel as if you cannot get your thoughts and opinions across. Even if you […]

Science in 2015: A year in review

2015 has been a big year for science, so as December draws to a close, lets look back on some of the science highlights this year. The UN named 2015 the year of ‘Light and Light-based Technologies’ [1], with countries around the world holding light-based events in celebration. Right here in St Andrews, the School […]

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