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An international team of researchers, in collaboration with the University of St Andrews, have made a technology breakthrough for one of…

Date Tuesday July 11, 2023
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A team of international researchers, lead by members of the Optical Manipulation Group, has created a micro-refrigerator the size of a…

Date Wednesday August 24, 2022
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Group member Dr Georgina Shillito has taken the Silver medal for the excellence of her research at the prestigious national competition…

Date Monday March 21, 2022
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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…