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1. Space tech may hold key to sustainable food on planet earth

UK expertise in cryogenics, the science of extremely cold temperatures, and of thermal engineering could bolster the food supply chain by reducing the amount of loss from farm-to-fork.

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2. UK team at forefront of efforts to solve cosmic mystery

A new particle detector developed by UK scientists could help to answer long-standing questions about the cosmic rays that come from deep space and enter the Earth’s atmosphere.

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3. Partnership launched to support innovative solutions to ocean plastics crisis

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, and Sky have teamed up to support UK businesses to develop innovative methods designed to tackle the global ocean plastics crisis.

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4. Sylvia Pankhurst raised phone-tap concerns in 1930s

Suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst raised concerns about phone-tapping in the 1930s, decades before MI5 revealed it kept her under surveillance, newly uncovered letters have revealed.

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5. Largest dinosaur footprints found in UK

The largest and best-preserved set of dinosaur footprints from the Cretaceous Period have been discovered in the UK, according to researchers.

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6. Molecular Laboratory celebrates 16th Nobel Prize

Pioneering researcher Professor Sir Gregory Winter was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, the 16th laureate from UK Research and Innovation.

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7. Gene study reveals the root of red hair

A DNA study has revealed the eight genes linked to red hair, helping to solve the mystery of how redheads inherit their flaming locks.

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8. New science minister visits flagship space conference

Newly appointed Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation Chris Skidmore visited the UK’s flagship space conference at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) on 6 December.

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9. Worms set for space launch

A rocket carrying thousands of worms are scheduled to be launched into space on 5 December, in a mission to understand why astronauts lose some of their muscle mass during spaceflight.

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10. UKRI projects awarded at Newton Prize 2018

Projects to create energy from coffee waste and to document the past for a more peaceful future are among the winners of the 2018 Newton Prize, which were celebrated at a reception hosted by Professor Lord Robert Winston. 

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