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St Andrews is Scotland’s first university and the third oldest in the English-speaking world, founded in 1413. Over six centuries it has established a reputation as one of Europe’s leading and most distinctive centres for teaching and research.


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The so-called ‘surgeon’s photograph’ taken by gynaecologist Robert Wilson (actually made from a toy submarine) first published in the Daily Mail in 1934. Pictorial Press Ltd / Alamy Stock Photo

The Loch Ness monster: a modern history

Recent sightings of the Loch Ness monster have led to renewed speculation about its origins
El canciller alemán Olaf Scholz (izquierda) visita una central eléctrica híbrida en Brandeburgo donde se produce hidrógeno verde a partir de la energía eólica y se introduce en la red de gas. Fabian Sommer/dpa / Alamy Live News

Ucrania: cómo las exigencias energéticas de Europa han agravado la crisis

La dependencia de Alemania del gas natural ha socavado la unidad de Occidente a la hora de tratar con Rusia, creando una oportunidad para Vladimir Putin.
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Are some brains wired for dance?

Some people do inherit traits which promote dance ability - but with hard work almost anyone can learn to dance well due to the plasticity of the brain
A researcher prepares reagents for testing the samples for the COVID-19 coronavirus at the laboratory of Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) BRIAN ONGORO/AFP via Getty Images

Many East Africans miss out on disease diagnosis. What must be done about it

Countries must be encouraged to distribute essential healthcare provision - like diagnosis - to where people most need them and where they can be accessed more easily.


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