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  • An article in Nature Biomedical Engineering reports a wearable sensor for the simultaneous non-invasive monitoring of heart rate, blood pressure and multiple biochemical markers.

    • Christine Horejs
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  • An article in Nature Photonics reports a one-dopant alloying strategy for the synthesis of monodisperse perovskite nanoparticles for high-efficiency light-emitting diodes.

    • Giulia Pacchioni
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  • An article in Science Advances reports the design of biodegradable bile salt microparticles for localized fat dissolution.

    • Christine Horejs
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  • An article in Nature Materials reports 3D bioprinting of functional kidney organoids for high-throughput drug screening.

    • Christine Horejs
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  • An article in Advanced Materials reports the shape preservation of composite materials during compositional changes, and reveals how the magnetic, actuating and catalytic properties of selected materials may lead to applications in the future.

    • Alison Stoddart
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  • An article in Nature Electronics reports the generation, control and detection of magnetic skyrmions using thermal effects.

    • Giulia Pacchioni
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  • An article in Advanced Healthcare Materials reports a tumour-on-a-chip platform for the high throughput-screening of cancer drugs.

    • Christine Horejs
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  • An article in Communications Materials reports untethered magnetic soft robots that can perform large-degree deformations at high frequencies in low magnetic fields.

    • Christine Horejs
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  • An article in Physical Review X reports the first experimental measurement of the intra-atomic exchange interaction in rare-earth atoms.

    • Giulia Pacchioni
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  • An article in Nature Materials reports a nanoparticle dose threshold above which nanoparticle accumulation in the tumour substantially increases.

    • Christine Horejs
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  • An article in Science reports a modelling approach to estimate the effectiveness of different intervention scenarios aimed at reducing plastic pollution.

    • Christine Horejs
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  • An article in Nature Communications reports a 2D halide perovskite scintillator for the detection of β-rays and nuclear leakage.

    • Claire Ashworth
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  • An article in Angewandte Chemie International Edition reports water oxidation using a linear conjugated polymer photocatalyst.

    • Claire Ashworth
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  • An article in Nature Materials reports the control of the mechanical properties of a 2D magnet by changing its magnetization state, and of its magnetization by mechanical deformation.

    • Giulia Pacchioni
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  • An article in Nature Nanotechnology reports a retinal prosthesis made of semiconducting nanoparticles that can be injected into the eye to replace degenerated photoreceptors and restore vision.

    • Christine Horejs
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  • An article in Nature reports the 3D printing of a metallic alloy that exploits the thermic cycling during the printing process to enable local control of the microstructure of the printed objects.

    • Giulia Pacchioni
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  • An article in Physical Review Letters reports that twisted bilayers of WSe2 host interlayer excitons with a high degree of valley polarization and long lifetimes.

    • Giulia Pacchioni
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  • An article in Science Advances reports a wireless smart contact lens for diabetic diagnosis and the delivery of drugs to treat diabetic retinopathy.

    • Alison Stoddart
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  • An article in Physical Review Letters reports the properties of iron — the main element in the Earth’s core — at extreme temperatures and pressures, providing clues to the core’s composition.

    • Giulia Pacchioni
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