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Tue, 5th Jul 2016

Life-saving helium discovery

Helium Balloon (c) Dave Ansell

Helium is the stuff that goes into party balloons and is also an essential ingredient in hospital MRI scanners. Most people have heard of helium but not many realise that we’re in danger of running out of it. Luckily, Jon Gluyas  from Durham University, has come up with a new way of finding it. Claire Armstrong spoke to him to hear how...

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