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The Large Hadron Collider is back online, but tantalising hints of a new particle prove unfounded.

1 year ago — 2 min read

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world’s largest science experiment. Since it came online eight years ago it has changed our understanding of particle physics.

Researchers develop new technique for producing liquid hydrocarbon fuel from raw sawdust

2 years ago — 0 min read

Researchers from the University of Manchester and the East China University of Science and Technology have developed a method of producing fuel by boiling raw sawdust without having to pre-treat...

Wearable graphene wrist patch accurately monitors diabetes through sweat

2 years ago — 0 min read

South Korea’s Institute for Basic Science (IBS) has developed a wearable graphene-based armband which is capable of monitoring diabetes by analysing the sweat of the wearer. The patch is made...

Nottingham Trent researchers receive $4.4m from US Department of Homeland Security to develop new X-ray scanner

2 years ago — 0 min read

The US Department of Homeland Security has provided researchers from Nottingham Trent University with $4.4 million to develop an airport security system which uses scattered X-rays to identify the unique...

UK Government announces £204 million fund for PhD students and quantum research

2 years ago — 0 min read

Universities Minister Jo Johnson has announced that the UK Government will provide £167 million in funding to help train PhD students in engineering and physical sciences, as well as investing...