March, 2017
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Butterfly mystery exposed

Rebecca Pool
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 18:15

X-ray tomography unravels how wing scales of a neotropical butterfly form.

New vaccine protects against deadly malaria

Rebecca Pool
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 14:15

Malaria vaccine protects monkeys against virulent Plasmodium falciparum infection.




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This webinar will discuss multi-scale characterization as a means to gain insight toward solving key challenges in materials science.



In this webinar, we'll review EDS and EBSD technologies and the key parameters that influence performance.

Upcoming events



This biennial congress presents the very best in microscopy. With a three day conference of six parallel sessions alongside a...



WITec is pleased to announce the 14th Confocal Raman Imaging Symposium, from September 25th to the 27th, 2017 in Ulm, Germany.  ...


Record resolution for electron beam lithography

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 13:30

Rebecca Pool

STEM lithography reaches single nanometre resolution.

Nanoflowers with a difference

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 21:00

Rebecca Pool

Researchers create nuclease-resistant hybrid nanoflowers

Microscopy shines in UK competition

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 12:00

Rebecca Pool

Breathtaking microscopy images win EPSRC science photography competition.

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