Under the Microscope - May 2023 Winner


SEM imaging of shortbread

Calling all baking enthusiasts and curious foodies! 

Our May 2023 Under the Microscope winning entry is... A Shortbread Biscuit submitted by Taranvir Bedi. Imaging was conducted using a Thermo Fisher (FEI) Quanta600 Scanning Electron Microscope by Lorelei Robertson. Various shortbread crumbs were analysed as well as some sugar granules that were on top. Prepare to be amazed as we unveil the intricate microstructure of everyone's favourite baked treats,and don't forget to suggest your ideas to be in with a chance to be chosen next month!

To suggest an idea, or see more of the winning entries, visit our website: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/nmrc/under-the-microscope.aspx 

Posted on Friday 26th May 2023

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