In one week, can 32 young scientists and designers from China and the UK develop a new type of low-cost scanning probe microscope, powerful enough to study the nano world? More
Zoe has begun a regular slot on This Morning, exploring new materials and technologies from the studio's new lab. More
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This week's New Scientist puts the Materials Library under the microscope. More