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A Lancaster University scientist has helped discover the oldest water on the planet, important for understanding life on both Earth and Mars.
The final part of the Hobbit trilogy opens in cinemas this month – Lancaster graduate Andy Serkis has played a key role in the films, both as Gollum and now as Second Unit Director.
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