Scientists and students publish blueprints for a cheaper single-molecule microscope
A team of scientists and students from the University of Sheffield has designed and built a specialist microscope, and shared the build instructions to help make this equipment available to many labs across the world.
Refugees and scientists develop sustainable PPE to combat Covid-19
Masks, shields and gowns are made from locally available, low-cost materials that can be recycled.
Groundbreaking study by Sheffield scientists could help government achieve UK’s net-zero carbon target
Professor Graham Leggett is leading a £7.25 million project to create new sustainable carbon-based materials for use in technologies that use light, including solar energy capture, photocatalysis, medical sensors and optical communications.
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