Science

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From idea to demonstration of a materials macroscope: our seven-year journey

How 15 University of Nottingham research paper authors came together to deliver an interdisciplinary study of biomaterials
May 2021
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Mathematicians are at frontline in the fight against Covid

Dr Dante Kalise talks about how supercomputers are transforming the ability of policy-makers to predict complex challenges and make agile responses
March 2021
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Making way for 5G and beyond

New wave modelling is helping roll out the next digital revolution
March 2021
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Reducing neurosurgical infections worldwide

By impregnating devices used in brain operations and procedures with antibiotics, Roger Bayston has helped save lives and improve outcomes for countless patients
January 2021
smallest periodic table in the world

Small is beautiful

Periodic table with a difference: marking 150 years and the only living person with an element named after him
June 2019
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Gold’s devastating price

Illegal gold mining is destroying the Atrato river basin in Colombia. Dr Nick Mount is part of a multi-national team trying to reduce the impact of this environmental disaster
June 2019
Silk roads

The story of glass

How studying the chemical composition of ancient glass objects reveals a hidden past
June 2019
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Turning the table

Sir Martyn Poliakoff, periodic table, experimental
June 2019
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A sustainable approach to ‘slippery’ gas

Technician Sanjeev Taak on how his work helps to keep low temperature research going for as long as possible
June 2019
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A quantum leap

Pushing the boundaries of additive manufacturing
June 2019
Salt

Reducing salt in our food

How the SmartSalt project seeks to reduce salt levels in food
June 2019
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Laser-guided drug delivery

Cell Culture Technician Kerry Setchfield on using iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles to transport drugs to individual stem cells with pinpoint accuracy
June 2019
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Can you use spanners?

Sir Martyn Poliakoff’s refreshing approach to education has inspired many in the broader scientific community and beyond
June 2019
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Web wonders

Geneticist Dr Sara Goodacre explains why the residents of the University of Nottingham’s SpiderLab are so intriguing
June 2018