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Going round in circles

Added: 9 Apr 2020

Single use plastics are a staple in the lab – but they are also are part of the plastics pollution …

Time to reconcile science and philosophy

Added: 4 Nov 2019

Despite close historical ties, philosophy and science have had a bumpy relationship in the modern e…

More power to you

Added: 28 Oct 2019

Our need for battery power is insatiable and current lithium-ion anode technology just won’t cut it…

Innovation and sustainability for your lab

Added: 14 Oct 2019

Source new technologies, future-proof your laboratory and find out ways to make procurement sustain…

It’s in the blood

Added: 7 Oct 2019

Despite – or perhaps because of – its importance, some of the world’s most deadly diseases have the…

Reproducibility comes as standard (part 2)

Added: 5 Aug 2019

Science's reproducibility crisis is a big challenge and one that needs to be overcome quickly. In t…

Reproducibility comes as standard (part 1)

Added: 29 Jul 2019

Science's reproducibility crisis is a big challenge and one that needs to be overcome quickly. In t…

Beating the diamond-standard

Evoluted New Media | Added: 4 Jan 2019

Forget diamond – when considering super-hard materials, says Metin Örnek, the search for an alterna…

The chameleon and the crystal maze

Evoluted New Media | Added: 17 Sep 2018

How a crystal structure within the skin of the famous colour-changing lizard holds the key to weara…

Bringing the Sun down to Earth

Evoluted New Media | Added: 10 Jul 2017

Technical difficulties, experimental dead-ends and eye-watering development costs – yet the gargant…

Where’s our wonder material?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 11 Apr 2017

Never has materials science had such a high profile – something almost entirely down to the advance…

Fantastic ceramic

Evoluted New Media | Added: 23 Aug 2016

From joint replacements to microfluidics – additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, promises so much…

Creating a lasting smile

Evoluted New Media | Added: 14 Jul 2016

Can the humble autoclave really be the keystone of cutting edge Materials Science? One team from Le…

1% battery, shutting down now. How biology can solve a very modern problem…

Evoluted New Media | Added: 6 Aug 2015

The key to the next big leap in battery technology is buried deep within our own cells says Dr Caro…

A tip top approach to analysis

Evoluted New Media | Added: 20 Dec 2013

Nanotechnology can only develop with appropriate analysis and measurement. The ‘Lab on a chip’ capa…

Graphene nanoribbons – an exercise in control

Evoluted New Media | Added: 18 Dec 2013

Graphene nanoribbons offer a range of useful properties. Now, with clever use of water and incredib…

Keeping tabs on nanoparticles

Evoluted New Media | Added: 4 Dec 2013

As the importance of nanoparticles increases in both industry and academia, measuring and character…

From metallurgist to artist

Evoluted New Media | Added: 18 Jul 2013

When David Starley, an archaeometallurgist-inspired artist, wanted to restore and conserve a 12th c…