Building spinning microrotors that self-assemble and synchronize to form a gear sounds like an impossible feat. However, it has now been achieved using only a single type of building block — a colloid that self-propels. Read more...
The 2nd COLLOID AND INTERFACE SYMPOSIUM 2018 is meeting at Sungkyunkwan University in Suwon, Korea. Check out the lineup at https://coins2018.weebly.com
The workshop will be held at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst from Thurs-Sat, October 26-28th 2017. The topic focuses on extracting useful action or work from systems that are driven far from equilibrium is a very exciting area of science with great potential in responsive, self-repairing, autonomous, materials.
See the Workshop program here: https://blogs.umass.edu/masscam/
Patchy and Platonic Particles from Colloidal Fusion !