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08 March 2019
Using space know-how to 'sniff' out salad quality
Using space know-how to 'sniff' out salad quality

Scientists in the UK are working to develop new technology which will be able to ‘smell’ when fruit or vegetables are going off – potentially saving tonnes of waste.

04 March 2019
Scientists hunt for new light-harvesting chemical for more effective solar panels
Scientists hunt for new light-harvesting chemical for more effective solar panels

An international team of scientists, led by the UK, are hunting for new, organic light-harvesting chemicals to make solar panels that are both more effective at creating electricity and are environmentally friendly.

25 February 2019
Using big science to train data experts in bits and bytes
Using big science to train data experts in bits and bytes

STFC is helping to train the next generation of UK leaders in artificial intelligence by offering up data from global science facilities.

19 February 2019
UK scientists help to reveal hundreds of thousands of galaxies
UK scientists help to reveal hundreds of thousands of galaxies

The first results from an international radio telescope survey have been announced today, revealing hundreds of thousands of previously undetected galaxies – and UK scientists are ‘right at the heart of the project’.

18 February 2019
Discover the intriguing ice worlds of the outer Solar System
Discover the intriguing ice worlds of the outer Solar System

An expert in planetary science is coming to Swindon later this month to give a free public lecture to schoolchildren and the public on the ice worlds that exist in the outer part of the Solar System.

15 February 2019
US-UK-Australia funding to improve global gravitational wave network
US-UK-Australia funding to improve global gravitational wave network

A global network of gravitational wave observatories will be upgraded to almost double its sensitivity, the lead science funding agencies of the United Kingdom and United States announced today.

14 February 2019
Speed dating for archaeologists – thanks to CERN technology
Speed dating for archaeologists – thanks to CERN technology

Carbon dating is the ‘gold standard’ technique applied by archaeologists worldwide to date objects made from organic materials from over the past 50,000 years.

13 February 2019
Building a billion pixel detector for the Large Hadron Collider
Building a billion pixel detector for the Large Hadron Collider

Scientists, engineers and technicians at Daresbury Laboratory are playing a key role in building ground-breaking new technologies that will enable a major upgrade of the ALICE experiment, one of the four main detectors at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.

07 February 2019
Central Africa's first ever research-class astronomical observatory moves a step closer
Central Africa's first ever research-class astronomical observatory moves a step closer

Kenya could soon host the only research-class observatory in equatorial Africa, thanks to a collaboration between the nation and the UK.

06 February 2019
UK university has something to twist and shout about after 40-year search
UK university has something to twist and shout about after 40-year search

Major research carried out by a UK university could lead to advancements in chemical manufacturing, miniaturisation and pharmaceuticals.

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