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Synthetic materials mimic living creatures

Northwestern University researchers have developed a family of soft materials that imitates living creatures.When hit with light, the film-thin materials come alive -- bending, rotating and even craw…

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Synthetic materials mimic living creatures

Northwestern University researchers have developed a family of soft materials that imitates living creatures.When hit with light, the film-thin materials come alive -- bending, rotating and even craw…

In Depth

What’s your poison?

Why are so many drugs derived from natural sources on the market to treat human disease? Venom-master Steve Trim explains how evolution can give us a Pharmaceutical short-cut.

Comment And Analysis

Money talks... and heals

Beware the dreaded hyperbole. That is always in the forefront of my mind when writing for you. But it is, I’ll admit, hard to avoid when it comes to antimicrobial resistance. As existential threats g…

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.