Research Highlights

One of the early breakthroughs for nanotechnology was its success in visualising individual atoms and molecules.
During our everyday life, many of our tissues are subjected to large deformations.
The nuclear pore complex (NPC) is the primary transport gateway for biomolecules to enter and exit the cell nucleus.
LCN researchers at King’s College London have discovered how to control light at ultrafast timescales by designing the distributio
Catalysts play a key role in many industrial processes, as more than 85% of the energy consumed daily by our essential-routine dev
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.