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From food flavourings to biofuels, metals are key

We all know that metals like iron and calcium are essential for a healthy body - but our pioneering scientists estimate that almost half of life’s processes depend upon various metals interacting with living cells.

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‘Future innovator’ award for Durham student

A Durham student has picked up one of five ‘future innovator’ awards at the national Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) Best of the Best awards.

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Can science be taught in prisons?

Education in prisons has a long history but science, other than distance learning, has been absent - in part because much science teaching traditionally relies on experimentation using technical equipment which is not available in prisons.

But now one of our academics has developed a science course that requires only a presentation, writing and reading materials.

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