Archive June 2015

Climate Change Committee warns that urgent action is needed

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The Climate Change Committee has warned that the UK must urgently focus on the impact of climate change to avoid the risk of further heatwaves and flooding. In a recent...

Woken up black hole provides rare opportunity for astronomers

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A monstrous black hole has reportedly woken up after 26 years, with repeated flashed of light coming from it over the past ten days. Known as the V404 Cygni system,...

UK automotive sector at all-time high

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According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)'s 16th annual sustainability report, the automotive sector in the UK posted  a record £69.5 billion in turnover in 2014. The...

German researchers create technique to help wounds heal faster

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Medical researchers from Germany have developed a method that uses cold plasma as a healing agent to help treat persistent open wounds, in what could be seen as a breakthrough...

SpaceX Falcon 9 spacecraft explodes two minutes into flight

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, which was carrying the Dragon cargo vehicle, exploded just two minutes into its journey to the International Space Station (ISS). The cause of the explosion is...

UK and Canada agree deal for waste uranium and plutonium

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The Canadian government has agreed a deal to reuse uranium and plutonium from nuclear reactors in the UK, which will be used to create mixed oxide (MOX) pellets to generate...