New test detects drug use from a single fingerprint
Led by the University of Surrey, a team of researchers from the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NL), the National Physical Laboratory (UK), King’s College London (UK) and Sheffield Hallam University (UK), used different types of an analytical chemistry technique known as mass spectrometry t ... more
On the edge of graphene
Researchers at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have discovered that the conductivity at the edges of graphene devices is different to that of the central material.
Local scanning electrical techniques were used to examine the local nanoscale electronic properties of epitaxial graphen ... more
Quantum model helps solve mysteries of water
A research team from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the University of Edinburgh and IBM's TJ Watson Research Center has revealed a major breakthrough in the modelling of water that could shed light on its mysterious properties.
Water is one of the most common and extensively studie ... more