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A new sampling technique for detecting all known forms of carbon in candle flames, including diamond nanoparticles

Candle soot contains diamond particles

A new sampling technique for detecting all known forms of carbon in candle flames, including diamond nanoparticles.

Harry Potter standing in the quad with invisibility cloak

Light speed hurdle to invisibility cloak overcome by student

An undergraduate student from the University of St Andrews has overcome a major hurdle in the development of invisibility cloaks.

Times Higher Education World University Rankings and QS World University Rankings

World class in Arts and Humanities

One of the world's top 20 Arts and Humanities universities, THE World Rankings 2010.

A priolo, an Azores bullfinch, whose endangered status was elevated thanks to conservation research

Conservation research confirms Azores bullfinches are no longer decreasing

A priolo, an Azores bullfinch, whose endangered status was elevated thanks to conservation research.

Multibeam seafloor image of palaeo (drowned) landscape leading to La Cotte de St Brelade, a palaeolithic site on Jersey

Imaging of the seafloor aids archaeology investigations

Multibeam seafloor image of palaeo (drowned) landscape leading to La Cotte de St Brelade, a palaeolithic site on Jersey.

Bivalves (Ensis sp), benthic macrofauna, collected by grab sample from St Andrews Bay by the Sediment Ecology Group

Benthic macrofauna collected in St Andrews Bay

A bivalve, Ensis sp, collected by grab sample from St Andrews Bay by SOI Ltd.

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