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Shining a light on whisky

Researchers from the University of St Andrews have developed an innovative new technique using lasers to accurately measure the authenticity of some of the world’s most exclusive whiskies – without ever removing the cap.

Levitated timepiece sets new benchmark

A new mechanical ‘clock’ has been created by an international team of researchers, led by scientists at the University of St Andrews, which could test the fundamental physics of gravity.

Fighting TB with light and sound

A UK-wide research team, led by the Schools of Physics and Astronomy and Medicine at the University of St Andrews, has developed an innovative way to monitor the reaction of living bacteria to antibiotics using lasers…

Physicist takes silver medal in Parliament

Physicist takes silver medal in Parliament Graham Bruce, a senior post-doctoral researcher at the University of St Andrews, won the Silver prize for excellence for his physics research at a STEM for Britain competition…