University of St Andrews

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Offshore wind farms are all-you-can-eat seafood buffets for seals

Looking to catch up with legendary British pop sensation and noted beach ball enthusiast Seal? The on -again off-again Heidi Klum boy-toy has been soaking in the North Sea sun as he frolics amongst the offshore wind farms. According to the ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

St Andrews University detail £25m renewable energy centre plan

St Andrew’s University has submitted plans for a housed within the former Curtis Fine Papers mill, Guardbridge, in a bid to lower its energy bills.Designed by Cullinan Studio the scheme will see the existing plant remodelled and refurbished to accommodate ... [Published Urban Realm - 8 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Offshore wind farms are helping seals find food

Go wind power! For once, the green energy source has made the news for the wildlife it doesn’t inadvertently slaughter — and that it may even be helping to thrive. Offshore wind farms, finds a study published today in the journal Current Biology, are ... [Published Salon - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers Surprised To See Seals Using Wind Farms As Hunting Grounds

According to a study from researchers at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, seals might be hunting for their prey at offshore wind farms. ... [Published KTVU - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists translate the meaning behind chimpanzee gestures

[14:55] Scientists have decoded for the first time the meanings of chimpanzee gestures. Researchers at the University of St Andrews observed the behaviors of more than 80 wild chimps in Uganda. They found that the animals use 66 gestures, from arm raises ... [Published Azartac - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

7 Strange Things That Control Who We're Attracted To

There's no place like the Internet when it comes to manipulating what we find attractive.You do a million little things every day from the moment you wake up to the second you go to bed. Even though you don't realize it, everything you do (or don't do) ... [Published Your Tango - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 10 reports

Offshore wind farms provide feeding opportunities for seals

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 ByDr Deborah Russell carried out research with her team from the University of St Andrews where they gathered data from GPS devices attached to seals in the North Sea. Thewere published in the journal Current Biology.The movements ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

ESRC Chief Executive awarded honorary degree

from left: The Vice-Chancellor Professor Mark E.Smith with Professor Paul Boyle DScThe Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council Professor Paul Boyle was among six people distinguished in their field who have been awarded honorary degrees ... [Published Lancaster University - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 4 reports

Own a dog and feel 10 years younger

LONDON: Want to feel 10 years younger? Own a dog! Pets not only keep you active they can also make you feel and act younger, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of St Andrews found that dog owners over the age of 65 act 10 years younger ... [Published Times of India - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Sevenoaks and Swanley MP Michael Fallon describes 'great privilege' of defence role

Sevenoaks and Swanley MP Michael Fallon has spoken to News Shopper about his new appointment as Defence Secretary.The former Minister of State for Business and Energy replaced Philip Hammond in the role on July 15.The appointment came as part of a reshuffle ... [Published This is Local London - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Entrepreneurs make great employees

The recession and an unreliable job market have fuelled a generation of young entrepreneurs and it’s a trend that is continuing to grow. I was one of those among the ranks of university students to set up a startup.So, what leads a fourth-year university ... [Published Business Zone - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 4 reports

Study shows pensioers with pooches are young at heart

Owning a dog keeps older people young at heart according to researchers at St Andrews University.Research carried out in Tayside and led by Dr Zhiqiang Feng showed pensioners with pooches act around 10 years younger than their biological age.The findings, ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jul 19 2014]

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...foods that produce pheromones have yet to be discovered, one study done at the Smell and Taste Research Foundation in Chicago found a 40 percent "increase in penile blood flow when lavender and pumpkin pie were smelled together." What this means for men is that if they didn't think you were attractive before, one whiff of that combo and they’re going to be second guessing their...
Russell said: "I was shocked when I first saw the stunning grid pattern of a seal track around Sheringham Shoal" - an offshore wind farm in Norfolk
...because you've got maintenance vessels in the area, you've got some noise from the wind turbines, so that could be negative," explained Russell. "But on the other hand it's obviously quite successful in terms of foraging for these individuals, because they're choosing to go back to these anthropogenic reefs time after time."
She added: "Only a small proportion of our study seals utilised wind farms or pipelines. At present these structures cover a small proportion of the extent of the at-sea distribution of seals."

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Can Offshore Wind Farms Help Seals Rather Than ... [Published TakePart - Jul 22 2014]
Scientists translate the meaning behind chimpan... [Published Azartac - Jul 22 2014]
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Top accolade for Wemyss Caves’ 4D website [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jul 22 2014]
Barking Mad welcomes new research on benefits o... [Published British Franchise Association - Jul 22 2014]
North Sea Seals Use Offshore Wind Turbines as F... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 22 2014]
Offshore wind farms provide feeding opportuniti... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 22 2014]
Seals Use Wind Turbines As Hunting Grounds [STUDY] [Published Value Walk - Jul 22 2014]
Want to Feel 10 Years Younger? Walk a Dog [Published Care2 - Jul 22 2014]
Seals Use Offshore Windfarms to Hunt For Prey [Published Auto World News - Jul 22 2014]
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Seals Use Offshore Wind Turbines As Feeding Gro... [Published International Business Times - Jul 22 2014]
Elephants are sensitive and very social, but th... [Published Conversation UK - Jul 22 2014]
Scientists 'shocked' to see seals use wind farm... [Published Herald Scotland - Jul 22 2014]
Happy Birthday Prince George: 5 Things to Know ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 22 2014]
ESRC Chief Executive awarded honorary degree [Published Lancaster University - Jul 22 2014]
Own a dog and feel 10 years younger [Published Times of India - Jul 22 2014]
Marine life thrives around offshore wind farms [Published I Stock Analyst - Jul 21 2014]
Putting the wind in their seals [Published University of St Andrews - Jul 21 2014]
Offshore wind farms: A buffet for seals? [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 21 2014]
Offshore wind farms may be seal hunting grounds [Published Science News Online - Jul 21 2014]
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Scientists Create 'Dictionary' of Chimp Gesture... [Published Mashable! - Jul 08 2014]
Humankind's closest relative — the chimpanzee — just got a little bit easier to understand. A new study by a team of Scottish scientists revealed how chimpanzees communicate using hand and body movements. While it has long been known that certain ...
VIDEO: How chimps use gestures to communicate [Published BBC News Video - Science and Environment - Jul 04 2014]
Researchers from the University of St Andrews say they have translated the meanings of gestures that wild chimpanzees use to communicate. The findings are published in the journal Current Biology. ...
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