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21 August 2017
Introducing the new energy-saving tuneable magnet
Introducing the new energy-saving tuneable magnet, for particle accelerators of the future

UK engineers have developed a new type of energy-saving magnet for the next generation of particle accelerator that will not only save substantially on energy costs but also offers savings in the scale of such instruments.

17 August 2017
UK provides first advanced detector for world's largest X-ray laser
UK provides first advanced detector for world's largest X-ray laser

One of the world's fastest detectors, capable of capturing images in billionths of a second, has been developed by the UK for use at the world's largest X-ray laser, the European XFEL.

16 August 2017
CLASP Fund Launch: Confronting Global Healthcare Challenges
CLASP Fund Launch: Confronting Global Healthcare Challenges

STFC is to launch a major funding call this September, targeted towards pioneering healthcare research and development.

15 August 2017
New synthetic Polio vaccine candidate visualised at the atomic scale at STFC's Diamond Light Source
New synthetic Polio vaccine candidate visualised at the atomic scale at STFC's Diamond Light Source

Plants have been used to produce a new vaccine against poliovirus in what is hoped to be a major step towards global eradication of the disease.

14 August 2017
UK invests £16million in frontier nuclear physics research
UK invests £16million in frontier nuclear physics research

The UK's frontier research in nuclear physics ranks first in the world by citation impact and this latest support is worth £16million over the next four years, enabling researchers to continue to hunt for answers to some of the biggest mysteries in nuclear physics.

04 August 2017
UK ramps up its satellite testing capabilities with new vacuum chamber
UK ramps up its satellite testing capabilities with new vacuum chamber

The largest space test chamber in the UK is being installed at a premier satellite testing facility, helping to ensure the UK remains a world leader for space technology.

04 August 2017
Neutrinos could be the key to unlocking the mysteries of the universe
Neutrinos could be the key to unlocking the mysteries of the universe

New experimental results show a difference in the way neutrinos and antineutrinos behave - which could help us understand why there is so much matter in the universe, but very little antimatter.

03 August 2017
How teens can help test space satellites
How teens can help test space satellites

Aspiring engineers as young as 14 are being invited to one of the country's leading science facilities to find out how they could soon help to build particle accelerators and test satellites destined for space.

03 August 2017
Exploring the secrets of antimatter at CERN
Exploring the secrets of antimatter at CERN

New research published today by researchers from CERN has brought us another step closer to understanding where all the antimatter has gone.

03 August 2017
Map of the cosmos 'sees' the dark universe
Map of the cosmos 'sees' the dark universe

The most accurate map to date of the structure of dark matter in the universe is being released today, supporting the theory that dark energy and dark matter make up most of the universe.

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