University of St Andrews

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Name: University of St Andrews
First reported 26 mins ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 1 reports

Bonobos solve puzzles as well as three-year-olds, study finds

Monkeys and young children can get up to all sorts of mischief - and recent research suggests that may have far more in common than previously believed.In a new study, scientists found that non-human primates share the same basic knowledge as a three-year-old ... [Published Mail Online UK - 26 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Kate Middleton's sexy witch Halloween costume: A flashback to 2007

Before she was the Duchess of Cambridge, there was a time when Kate Middleton celebrated Halloween just like the rest of us - in a dingy nightclub wearing a sparkly little black dress with an all-important cape in the hope of looking like a sexy witc ... [Published MyDaily - 3 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

‘Putin would approve’ of St Andrews University rector selection process, claim critics

The unopposed election of the new St Andrews University rector has been compared to something from “Putin’s Russia”.There was no backlash against St Andrews graduate and former student president Catherine Stihler MEP being the person selected as rect ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Annual Sunday joint worship celebration set

LAURINBURG — This Sunday, St. Andrews University and Laurinburg Presbyterian Church will celebrate their longstanding relationship with the annual St. Andrews Sunday worship service.The service begins at 11 a.m. at Laurinburg Presbyterian Church, 600 ... [Published Laurinburg Exchange - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Fun, frights abound at park

LAURINBURG — As the sun set on Thursday, vampires, werewolves, zombies, and masked murderers overran the familiar county playground known as Dragon Park and gave the daredevils brave enough to venture inside the fright of their lives.Of course, no young ... [Published Laurinburg Exchange - 9 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Scottish university plans on-site renewables projects

The University of St Andrews in Fife, Scotland (pictured) is advancing its plans to become carbon neutral with two large-scale renewable energy projects.Kenly Wind farm was approved in October 2013 and once built will consist of six 2 MW wind turbines ... [Published Power Engineering International - 12 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Coming up in Friday’s Courier — Trees, teachers and tin can alley

Agony and ecstasy in equal measure in Friday’s Courier.That’s because we have more — much more indeed — on the eagerly-anticipated tree of the year awards .We have all the reaction from the runners and riders (I’ll be honest, some of them weren’t very ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - 19 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

£38m fund for biomedical research

The Wellcome Trust has granted 25 UK universities funding to pursue areas of unmet need within biomedical research.Through the £38 million Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF), universities are being given the flexibility to invest between £600,000 ... [Published Laboratorytalk - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ghosts in the genomes

Three specimens of Sycon ciliatum, a calcisponge from the North-East Atlantic sequenced in the current re ‌A team of scientists from the University of St Andrews Scottish Oceans Institute and the Sars Centre at the University of Bergen, have revealed ... [Published Noodls - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

How to Bury a Woman Who Fucked The Devil and Might Come Back Angry

Lilias Adie died in the 1700s, when fear of witches ran rampant and the belief that those who had had their souls sucked by the devil (through their teat, I have been informed) would come back to exact vengeance after death was much more common. But her ... [Published Jezebel - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

18,000 meals in the bag

LAURINBURG — Among the volunteers gathered at Scotia Village on Saturday morning to bag imperishable food for the needy were St. Andrews University students who, knowing their home countries may be among the recipients of the aid, were inspired to chip ... [Published Laurinburg Exchange - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Green light for St Andrews University paper mill plan

Plans for the creation of a £25 million green energy centre by St Andrews University have been given the stamp of approval.The green energy produced on the site of the former Curtis Fine Papers mill in Guardbridge will enable the university to slash fuel ... [Published Government Opportunities - Oct 24 2014]

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"We set outout to find out how animals conceive the world around them" said Dr Amanda Seed, a lecturer at the University of St Andrews
"As Rector, I want to make St Andrews accessible to everyone by lobbying for an increase in accommodation and alleviating the HMO ban."
"The genomes of these calcisponges that we've sequenced reveal that the developmental toolkits of sponges vary dramatically. It is clear that we need to study a much wider range of species than are commonly used, in order to understand the complexity of the very first animal and how the huge diversity that we see around us today evolved from this initial ancestor that lived over 600 million years ago." NOTES TO EDITORS The reer/s are available for interview:
The lead author of the working paper, Professor Duncan Maclennan, said: "Our starting focus is the benefits that can be derived from empowering the devolved administrations, regions and metropolitan regions to drive forward the economic prosperity and social cohesion of their areas while contributing more effectively to economic success and social justice. This allows us to look upwards to national and global concerns as well as more locally towards neighbourhoods and communities."

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Bonobos solve puzzles as well as three-year-old... [Published Mail Online UK - 26 mins ago]
Kate Middleton's sexy witch Halloween costume: ... [Published MyDaily - 3 hours ago]
‘Putin would approve’ of St Andrews University ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - 5 hours ago]
Fun, frights abound at park [Published Laurinburg Exchange - 9 hours ago]
Annual Sunday joint worship celebration set [Published Laurinburg Exchange - 9 hours ago]
Back to biz at the Byre [Published Kingdom FM - 11 hours ago]
Scottish university plans on-site renewables pr... [Published Power Engineering International - 12 hours ago]
N.A. resident to talk about the origins of face... [Published Aiken Today - 14 hours ago]
Coming up in Friday’s Courier — Trees, teachers... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - 19 hours ago]
Catherine Stihler MEP is St Andrews University’... [Published Fife Today - 20 hours ago]
£38m fund for biomedical research [Published Laboratorytalk - 23 hours ago]
New St Andrews Rector Announced [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 30 2014]
McLaurin leads in money race [Published Richmond County Daily Journal - Oct 29 2014]
Ghosts in the genomes [Published Noodls - Oct 29 2014]
Welfare reform and housing an ageing population... [Published Housing Excellence - Oct 29 2014]
UK leads Europe in philanthropy education – but... [Published UK Fundraising - Oct 29 2014]
How to Bury a Woman Who Fucked The Devil and Mi... [Published Jezebel - Oct 29 2014]
North West Housing Conference Returns to Liverpool [Published Mitchell Charlesworth - Oct 29 2014]
Glacier song [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 28 2014]
Degree chaos fears after lecturers vote for mar... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Oct 28 2014]
18,000 meals in the bag [Published Laurinburg Exchange - Oct 28 2014]
New ideas for a new time: Scotland's place in a... [Published Individual.com - Oct 28 2014]
Salute to the hero Midland soldiers who gave th... [Published Birmingham Mail - Oct 28 2014]
PRE to support Sense About Science Workshop for... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 27 2014]
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New site catalogs documentary films about Pales... [Published Mondoweiss - Oct 07 2014]
Movies are a great way to learn about Palestine – and, more important, to educate family, friends, and neighbors. Fortunately, there are scores of great films about the plight of the Palestinians and its historical roots – if the quality and quantity ...
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5 Reasons to Eat Healthier That Have Nothing to... [Published TIME.com - Sep 21 2014]
While many clients come to me to slim down, in the long run, nearly all find themselves feeling far more motivated by the numerous benefits of healthy eating outside of shedding pounds and inches. For example, a new study published in the British Journal ...
Historic Royal and Ancient Golf Club Votes to A... [Published Mashable! - Sep 19 2014]
The prestigious Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St. Andrews, Scotland voted Thursday to allow women to join for the first time in its 260-year history See also: Your Guide to the Scottish Independence Debate Peter Dawson, the secretary of the ...
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