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Environmental Audit Committee calls for halt to fracking

Shale fracking should be put on hold in the UK because it is incompatible with our climate change targets and could pose significant localised environmental risks to public health.

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Research group develops gloves that relieve pain for Raynaud's sufferers

Cutting-edge textile technology from Nottingham Trent University is being used to develop gloves which can help alleviate the pain caused by Raynaud's phenomenon.

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Perovskites provide big boost to silicon solar cell performance

Putting a film of the crystalline material perovskite on top of a silicon solar cell increases the cell's efficiency nearly 50 percent, say Stanford scientists.

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Implanted device could help patients with resistant high blood pressure

A revolutionary device has been shown to lower blood pressure significantly among patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure, compared to those treated with drugs.

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