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  • Comments and Opinion |

    Through an overview of James Watson’s recounting of the discovery of the structure of DNA, Chris Toumey illustrates the value to be found in the stories of the interaction among scientists behind great scientific discoveries.

    • Chris Toumey
  • Comments and Opinion |

    Some scientific disciplines originate from a single event. This is not the case for nanotechnology, says Chris Toumey.

    • Chris Toumey
    Nature Nanotechnology 13, 872-873
  • Comments and Opinion |

    The new revisions of the Annexes of the European Union’s chemical legislation with regards to nanomaterials will provide more structure and clarity, but they will also force manufacturers, importers and downstream users to put substantial effort into understanding the details of what should and should not be done.

    • Lauge Peter Westergaard Clausen
    •  & Steffen Foss Hansen
    Nature Nanotechnology 13, 766-768
  • Comments and Opinion |

    Chris Toumey explores the potential of sound as a way to investigate nature at the nanoscale.

    • Chris Toumey
    Nature Nanotechnology 13, 526-527
  • Editorial |

    The 2018 Kavli Prize recognizes scientists working in the field of basic biology and reminds us of the importance of fundamental research for uncovering the technologies of the future.