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Research on surfaces to kill Covid-19

Research on surfaces to kill Covid-19

A team of physicists and virologists at the University of St Andrews is testing different surfaces and coatings for their effectiveness in killing the Covid-19 virus.

Shining a light on whisky

Shining a light on whisky

New technique uses lasers to accurately measure the authenticity of some of the world's most exclusive whiskies - without ever removing the cap.