Scientists have developed a three-dimensional imaging technique to observe complex behaviours in magnets, including fast-moving waves and ‘tornadoes’ thousands of times thinner than a human hair.
Feb. 24, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: advanced-materials physics nanotechnology magnetic-field
Scientists from the University of Cambridge have developed a platform that uses nanoparticles known as metal-organic frameworks to deliver a promising anti-cancer agent to cells.
Sept. 17, 2019 • ~8 min
Tags: advanced-materials cancer nanotechnology
Scientists have designed an ultra-miniaturised device that could image single cells without the need for a microscope or make chemical fingerprint analysis possible from within a smartphone camera.
Sept. 5, 2019 • ~4 min
Tags: engineering advanced-materials optics nanotechnology spectroscopy
Researchers have developed artificial ‘chameleon skin’ that changes colour when exposed to light and could be used in applications such as active camouflage and large-scale dynamic displays.
Aug. 21, 2019 • ~4 min
Tags: advanced-materials physics nanotechnology
The smallest pixels yet created – a million times smaller than those in smartphones, made by trapping particles of light under tiny rocks of gold – could be used for new types of large-scale flexible displays, big enough to cover entire buildings.
May 10, 2019 • ~3 min
Tags: physics nanotechnology photonics
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