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Expansion microscopy: Imaging biological samples at nanoscale using an ordinary light microscope

Added: 9 Apr 2021

Using an ordinary light microscope, MIT engineers have devised a technique for imaging biological s…

Recycled graphene from tires can make more environmentally friendly concrete

Added: 8 Apr 2021

This could be where the rubber truly hits the road. Rice University scientists have optimised a pro…

Industrialisation of fundamental physics research advances light source and sensor technologies

Added: 29 Mar 2021

Collaboration between specialist academic research and industrial expert engineers is proving key t…

'Team ice' uncover crucial information to aid the development of new more active cryoprotectants

Added: 17 Mar 2021

Researchers uncover new understanding around the interactions between synthetic polymers and ice fo…

UK gov to launch Advanced Research & Invention Agency (ARIA)

Added: 23 Feb 2021

As part of its plans to cement the UK’s position as a global science superpower and build back bett…

Kinky graphene 'straintronics' for smaller, faster microchips

Added: 16 Feb 2021

Using 'straintronics' rather than electronics, researchers have produced the tiniest microchips yet…

Closed-loop chemical recycling of common petrochemical realised

Added: 28 Jan 2021

Imagine plastics and rubber that can be chemically unzipped back to reusable monomers for recycling…

Antiviral coating kills viruses and bacteria for product lifetime

Added: 26 Jan 2021

Can you imagine a world where you wouldn't have to worry about disease transmission from surfaces s…

Developing multi-functional catalysts with light switches

Added: 25 Jan 2021

Researchers were able to observe the atomic-scale features of a catalyst using an environmental tra…

Laser-triggered chemical adhesion for tissue engineering of replacement organs

Added: 19 Jan 2021

Laser-triggered chemical adhesion used to build proteins onto biological polymer scaffolding to bri…

How to grow your own smart materials with live fermentation cultures

Added: 12 Jan 2021

Have you ever made your own soda bread or homemade yoghurt using a fermented 'starter culture'? Ima…

Nanoparticle drug-delivery system developed to treat brain disorders

Added: 6 Jan 2021

A team of bioengineers has proven a novel system of nanoparticles can successfully carry three time…

ACHEMA live event postponed by nine months

Added: 18 Nov 2020

Further updates to our event horizon include a nine-month postponement of ACHEMA to April 2022, on …

Predicting trends in clinical motion tracking technologies

Added: 18 Nov 2020

Read an expert vision of the future where clinicians have been wooed by motion tracking wearables t…

Graphene researchers throw physics out the window

Added: 16 Nov 2020

A Manchester University graphene research team has just thrown the physics textbook out of the prov…

An artificial cell on a chip

Added: 28 Oct 2020

Researchers at the University of Basel have developed a precisely controllable system for mimicking…

Science and scientists held in high esteem across the globe

Added: 1 Oct 2020

As the world looks to scientists and the research and development process to bring new treatments a…

Multishot lens-free imaging could aid disease diagnosis

Added: 24 Sep 2020

A new type of imaging that does not require a lens and uses reconfigurable particle-based masks to …

Plant-based supercapacitor delivers 900 x energy efficiency

Added: 11 Sep 2020

In a new study, researchers at Texas A&M University have described their novel plant-based energy s…

Environmentally friendly silicon recycling

Added: 10 Sep 2020

Skoltech scientists and their colleagues from Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) have develope…