Research Highlights

During our every day life, many of our tissues are subjected to large deformations.
To kill bacteria in the blood, our immune system relies on nanomachines that can open deadly holes in their targets.
Skyrmions, ‘hedgehogs’ of electron spins, are well known in magnetic materials and were long considered for applications in spintr
10th April 2019   Tiny, individual, flexible ribbons of crystalline phosphorus have been made by UCL researchers in a...
9th April 2019 Ancient organic matter of biological origin has been tracked in multiple samples of rock spanning over 2,000 mill
The combination of mobile devices with diagnostic tools offers new possibilities to test, track and treat infectious diseases as w
A half-century old prediction about how a sheet of atoms will behave has been experimentally verified by researchers at the LCN. 
A way of transporting tiny particles of graphite in liquid using magnetic fields has been developed by UCL scientists. It opens..
The direction of quantum research indicates that future computers will require a ‘quantum hard-drive’; where quantum information..
Titania has been the subject of a tremendous amount of research, most of it related to its photocatalytic applications.
Solid substances are made of atoms or ions.
Melanin is a naturally-occurring pigment that is largely responsible for skin colour.