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21 November 2018
I'm a Scientist...Get me out of here!
I'm a Scientist...Get me out of here!

It’s not every day a student gets to judge a scientist, but that’s exactly what happened when STFC scientists took part in this year’s ‘I’m a Scientist – Get me out of here!’ competition.

21 November 2018
Neutrons put the hard graft into investigating bone implants
Neutrons put the hard graft into investigating bone implants

A team from Portugal have used ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to analyse bone that has been treated for use in medical grafts in the hope it will lead to more effective and safer bone implants in the future.

14 November 2018
Fighting fires with neutron science
Fighting fires with neutron science

Researchers at the University of Bristol are using neutrons to investigate the properties of chemicals used in fire-fighting foams in a bid to make them more efficient and environmentally friendly.

09 November 2018
Science, a Human Right
Science, a Human Right

Some may think science is only for the super smart, but in reality, science impacts everyone, everywhere. World Science Day for Peace and Development aims to highlight the importance of science in our daily lives.

08 November 2018
What makes up the other 95% of the Universe?
What makes up the other 95% of the Universe?

It seems difficult to understand why, but what we see around us makes up just 5% of the Universe. The other 95% is a mystery, and Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) created a global discussion about how we can solve it!

08 November 2018
Crab cavities – pinching protons in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)
Crab cavities – pinching protons in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

Experts at STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory are helping CERN’s upgrade at the LHC by providing ‘crab cavities’.

07 November 2018
Laser engineers get warm welcome at the CLF
Laser engineers get warm welcome at the CLF

The Central Laser Facility (CLF) recently welcomed four engineers from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai for a knowledge exchange visit.

05 November 2018
To Lund's end from John O'Groats – the super structures designed at Daresbury
To Lund's end from John O'Groats – the super structures designed at Daresbury

Super structures designed at Daresbury Laboratory and fabricated near John O’Groats have been successfully installed at the European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden.

31 October 2018
52 million electron volt milestone for cancer therapy technology soon to be tested at Daresbury Lab
52 million electron volt milestone for cancer therapy technology soon to be tested at Daresbury Lab

Breakthrough radiotherapy technology that aims to reduce the cost and improve the performance of cancer treatment, is now one step closer to completion following a major milestone in its development.

31 October 2018
Computing your future
Computing your future

Last week we inspired over 400 families with STFC’s computing science.

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