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New helium microscope reveals startling details without frying the sample - Guest Work

Guest Author May 17, 2016

By Ivy Shih, The Conversation When using an electron microscope, having your samples fried or explode isn’t quite the result one wants. But for Professor Paul Dastoor, this was an all-too-common problem. In his work on organic and polymer electronics, conventional electron microscopes were a no-go zone because much of his sample would either boil or blow up … Read More

Our agriculture’s much more than the sum of its parts - Stick

Peter Kerr Nov 06, 2012

This post also appears at www.pastureharmonies.org Too much, arguably all the time, we look at all the individual components of our farm production systems……and beat ourselves up about them. We could use less fertiliser, our use of water isn’t that … Continue reading → … Read More

Living photographs - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Sep 21, 2012

Zachary Copfer creates living pictures by spreading bacteria on nutrient agar, then selectively irradiating them to kill some. He’s done a series of full head-and-shoulders portraits of famous scientists. Einstein is shown in the agar plate above; everyone should recognise the esteemed gentleman to the right. He even has … Read More