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Calcium ion used as micro engine

Theoretical physicists have used the intrinsic angular momentum of a calcium ion to effectively turn it into the world’s smallest engine.

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Calcium ion used as micro engine

Theoretical physicists have used the intrinsic angular momentum of a calcium ion to effectively turn it into the world’s smallest engine.

In Depth

Knowing a lot about very little

The potential of nanomedicine to tackle many diseases is immense, but we really don’t know much about how they get into cells and what potential damage – as well as good – they could do. Here we lear…

Comment And Analysis

You are never too successful for lunch

Everyone knows that the fulcrum around which a successful lab swings is, of course, lunch. But what is the etiquette around eating it? And what should be eaten? Dr Matthew Partridge opens his sarnies…

Interviews

Five things you learn from working in cleanrooms

Want to avoid committing a serious faux pas before you start working in cleanrooms? That would be highly advisable says Lizzy Huitson as she takes us through her top tips… 

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Chameleon embryo

This incredible image was awarded ‘Honorable Mention status in the 2018 Nikon Small World competition. It shows a chameleon embryo and was taken Teresa Zgoda a biomedical photographer from New York.