First discovered in atomic bomb testing, nanodiamonds could prove crucial to a range of technologies that change, if not save, lives. Charles Anderson talks to nanoscientist Amanda Barnard, a guest at the AMN8 conference in Queenstown.
Unpeeling the nano onion: Silvia Giordani on the potential for a massive, tiny breakthrough in cancer treatment
For Italian scientist Silvia Giordani, the battle against cancer cells takes place at a scale 50,000 times thinner than a human hair. A guest at February’s AMN8 conference in Queenstown, she talks to Charles Anderson
Smaller than a pinhead, the machines in Professor David A Leigh's lab are created by chemistry that manipulates the properties of tiny elements to create motion. Leigh, who is coming to NZ for February's AMN8 conference, talks to Charles Anderson
Ahead of February's AMN8 conference, Charles Anderson talks to some of the scientists at the vanguard of nanomaterial innovation and entrepreneurship in New Zealand.
Once a bastion of Kiwi masculinity, the backbone of the working class, beer's hallowed place in New Zealand culture is no more. Charles Anderson traces the long decline of the national drink.
Charles Anderson - the best exponent of multi-platform long-form exploding plastic inevitable journalism in New Zealand - appraises a brilliant new book by a Guardian journalist.