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Kilo redefinition presents strategic innovation opportunity

image of a man with a kibble machine

On 20 May, the International System of Units (SI) underwent its biggest overhaul since its establishment in 1875. Four of the seven base units - the kilogram, the ampere, the kelvin and the mole - will now be defined against …

What does a marshmallow look like in space? Science Minister Chris Skidmore finds out in British Science Week

Chris Skidmore with students at University of Leicester

Celebrating the achievements and investments of STEM, Science Minister Chris Skidmore writes about his championing of his brief during the 25th annual British Science Week.