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Kazakhstan will host nuclear fuel bank

Will limit nuclear proliferation and secure supplies

KAZAKHSTAN has agreed to host a nuclear fuel bank – set to begin operations in 2017 – in a move that should help limit the spread of nuclear weapons.


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3D-printed robot fish could deliver drugs

Offers innovation in sensors and detoxification

ENGINEERS at the University of California, San Diego, US, have developed 3D-printed, simple micro-robot fish, which can be propelled by hydrogen peroxide and controlled magnetically.


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Total sells North Sea assets for £585m

Latest divestment in long-term plan to raise funds

TOTAL has sold the St Fergus gas terminal and the Frigg UK Pipeline (FUKA) and Shetland Island Regional Gas Export System (SIRGE) gas pipelines in the North Sea to North Sea Midstream Partners (NSMP) for £585m (US$905m).


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