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Thin Graphene Oxide Nanosheets Safe for Human Inhalation in First Controlled Clinical Trial

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Graphene oxide has generated substantial interest globally with applications in electronics, energy, medicine, and more. However, uncertainties around the human health impacts of manufactured nanomaterials have raised safety concerns over widespread use. Graphene oxide (GO) is a unique two-dimensional nanomaterial derived from graphene, the world's thinnest and strongest...

UK Invests in Sustainable Satellite Systems to Combat Space Debris

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The UK Space Agency has announced £3.5 million in funding for projects aiming to prolong satellite lifespan and ensure the sustainability of space operations long-term. The funding package includes a £2 million upgrade to the Satellite Applications Catapult's In-Orbit Servicing and Manufacturing (IOSM) facility at the Westcott Space...

Engineers Rank Among Britain’s Most Trusted Professions in Ipsos Poll

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Engineers have once again placed among the most trusted professions in Great Britain, coming in 4th in the 2023 Ipsos Veracity Index poll behind only nurses, airline pilots and librarians. The long-running annual survey on public trust found that 85% of Brits believe engineers are truthful and on...